The Cancer Program at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health

The Cancer Program at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the only comprehensive cancer care program serving residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties. Patients treated at the Cancer Center benefit from a team approach that includes professionals in oncology/hematology, radiology, radiation oncology, pathology, nursing, nutrition, rehabilitation and social work. Each patient receives a comprehensive treatment plan and access to numerous support services throughout their cancer journey, from diagnosis to survivorship.

The Cancer Center is accredited by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. This esteemed national distinction recognizes the Center's 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. It also confirms the Center'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.

Facilities located in the Cancer Center include the Lenny Satchell Chemotherapy Suite, the Requard Radiation Center, the Pat Shortall Wig Room, and offices and meeting spaces for patients and providers, including oncology social work and clinical trials professionals. The Center also is conveniently located adjacent to the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center and the Diagnostic and Imaging Center.

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.

February 2024 Issue Newsletter

Upcoming Events

The Cancer Center team is renewing their traditional fall fundraiser -- a chrysanthemums sale! Proceeds from the sale will support the development of a day-long retreat for cancer patients and survivors, planned for spring 2024.

Mums will be $10 each and will come in white, yellow, light purple, orange and burgundy. The deadline to order is Wednesday, September 13, and mums can be picked up at the Cancer Center on Wednesday, September 20. To order, visit the event page, here


In addition to the American College of Surgeons, the Cancer Program is accredited by the Lung Cancer Screening of Excellence and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

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.