The Mary Washington Regional Cancer Center is committed to providing excellence in cancer care close to home. Our cancer program has been recognized for excellence by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and awarded approval with commendation status. Our commitment includes:
Full scope of multidisciplinary services required to screen, diagnose, treat, rehabilitate, educate and support cancer patients and their families. A comprehensive and caring team approach by expert cancer care professionals, including board-certified cancer physicians and specially trained nurses
Information on new advanced treatment options and access to clinical trials
Prevention and early detection programs, cancer education and support services
A navigator program committed to supporting patients and providers any place in the cancer journey, through the treatment phase and beyond
Working with patients and families to develop a treatment care plan that is individualized for each patient and ensures excellence in overall care
Dr. Jon Chinault shares his passion for treating his patients.
Dr. Sherwood discusses what he loves most about his work.
Board-certified cancer specialists Patients are cared for by a team of physicians who are experienced in early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and long-term follow-up of cancer. Physicians from a variety of disciplines attend regular cancer conferences to provide crucial input and insight regarding cancer treatment decisions. This means patients will have the expertise of the entire team, which includes pathologists, radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons, collaborating on your behalf. This multidisciplinary approach to care truly keeps the patient at the center of all care decisions. View our list of cancer specialists serving the Fredericksburg, Stafford and Northern Virginia region.
Specialized nursing care Our nurses provided caring, specialized cancer care. They have advanced cancer certifications and specialty education for administering chemotherapy infusions and managing side effects from treatment. As part of the care team, our nurses provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support for patients throughout their course of treatment.
Cancer NavigatorProgram Experienced cancer care professionals provide this free service of education and support for our cancer patients every step of the way. From diagnosis to treatment to survivorship, you have an advocate to help you through the cancer journey. Our Cancer Navigator program has received the Quality Improvement Award in Service Excellence from George Mason University.
The navigator works directly with patients to:
Help provide understanding for every step of treatment
Set up appointments with physicians, including specialists
Schedule work-ups, lab tests, specialty consultations and treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy
Make important connections to access support services and community resources
Please contact our Cancer Patient Navigator, at 540.741.1769 or through our online email form – no referral is necessary.
Early detection and advanced diagnostics To determine the right course of treatment, we offer comprehensive, high-tech radiology and laboratory services. All tests can be completed at Mary Washington Hospital or at one of our outpatient imaging centers or laboratories in the area. We also hold annual screening events for colon and prostate cancer. The Imaging Center for Women and Mary Washington Healthcare's Mobile Mammography Van provide breast cancer screening on a continual basis. Cancer treatments work best when cancers are found early, so talk with your physician about when you should begin screening and how often.
Patient and Department Information: 540.741.1100 or 540.741.9000 | 24-hour Nurse Line: 540.741.1000 | General Inquiries: 540.741.1404
Mary Washington Healthcare, 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401 | Stafford Hospital, 101 Hospital Center Blvd., Stafford, VA 22554