Radiation Oncology


Central Maryland Radiation Oncology (CMRO) is a unique partnership jointly owned by University of Maryland Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Medicine. We offer advanced care that is close to home. This facility takes pride in putting patients first, from start to finish patients referred by community providers will be assisted by a team of professional clinicians during their course of care ensuring a personal experience. We are honored to take care of our patients and we keep our patients and referring physicians well informed of progress not only along the way, but also extending through follow up care.

Our Expertise includes the latest options in radiation treatment, including in some cases clinical trials that are only available at academic medical centers. We offer advanced and comprehensive therapies to patients with all stages and types of cancer.

Available Resources are provided in our comfortable and convenient facility in the Medical Pavilion on the campus of Howard County General Hospital. Our team of radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, and oncology nurses combines compassionate care with advanced medical treatment for the best patient outcomes.

Our Treatment services include:
• Traditional External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT)
• Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
• Image Guidance Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
• 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy
• Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
• Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
• Prostate Seed Implants (Brachytherapy)
• Access to clinical trials

Coordination of Care with our excellent community physician partners is vitally important to provide full spectrum patient care. Our physicians and staff participate in all Howard County General Hospital tumor boards to ensure a coordinated, well planned multidisciplinary approach to each patient’s care.

Telemedicine Technology allows our expert physicians to work closely with other academic cancer experts at University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins. Using the latest teleconferencing technology, our physicians review patient cases with additional oncology specialists to evaluate and consider all treatment options available at Central Maryland Radiation Oncology, as well as at University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins. In this way, we offer patients the best, most comprehensive cancer care possible.

Clinical Trials

Maryland Oncology’s extensive research program was established in 2004. Our research studies include Phase I to IV adjuvant and metastatic cancers and provide patients an expanded access to therapeutics. Current clinical trials include breast, colorectal, multiple myeloma, pancreatic, renal, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lymphoma, ovarian, prostate and lung cancers. These exceptional trials allow patients to explore options not yet available, and participate in studies of new drugs, therapies or a combination of treatments.

Contact Information – For more information about Central Maryland Radiation Oncology please visit our website at www.cmradonc.org. To schedule a consultation with one of our radiation oncology experts please call 443-546-1300.

For more information about radiation oncology in general, please visit the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) patient page.