The Cancer Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health

The Cancer Center is accredited by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. This esteemed national distinction is awarded to cancer treatment facilities that deliver quality patient care with a focus on prevention, early diagnosis, pre-treatment evaluation, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, survivorship and support services, and end-of-life care. Accreditation also considers a cancer program's ongoing participation in cancer research, the extent of research and education offered in the community, and the types of quality improvement activities that address patient care.

The Medical Director of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health is Mary DeShields, MD. Kim Brice, CRNP, is an oncology nurse practitioner with the Cancer Center. The Radiation Oncology team includes Emily Kowalski, MD, Medical Director, Radiation Oncology at the Cancer Center, and John Mastandrea, MD, Medical Director, UM Shore Medical Group – Radiation Oncology.

Breast Cancer Care

Read more information about the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center.

Thriving and Surviving

The Thriving and Surviving quarterly newsletter highlights Cancer Center programs, events and services, and provides helpful information and resources for those in any stage of the cancer journey – diagnosis, treatment and survival – and for their loved ones, as well. To receive the newsletter by email, please contact the Cancer Center at 410-820-6800.

June 2021 Issue Newsletter


The Cancer Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has earned the following national accreditations:

Commission on Cancer award logo NAPBC Screening Center of Excellence

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the Cancer Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health at 410-820-6800.