Meet our doctors
Meet our Doctors

Inova Schar is home to world-class doctors, surgeons and specialists committed to providing the best care, tailored to each patient's needs.

Treatment options
Explore Treatment Options

From Alpha Interferon to Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery, Inova Schar is proud to offer the most advanced cancer treatment options available.

Clinical research
Explore Clinical Trials

Inova Schar offers the latest cancer research and clinical trials.


Our Specialty Programs

Our cancer specialty programs put patients at the center of care to provide the best treatment from a team of experts focused on each individual.

Life with Cancer®

Enhancing the quality of life of those affected by cancer through education, information and support.

Explore Patient Resources

Inova Schar offers unmatched holistic support and resources, including nurse navigators, financial navigation, wellness classes, support groups and nutritional counseling and our specialty pharmacy program.

Support Inova Schar

Inova Schar’s comprehensive cancer care and clinical research is made possible by your support. 

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American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

ACS sealThe NAPBC improves all aspects of breast cancer and disease care, including screening, prevention, and early detection, as well as accurate diagnosis, and correct treatments for breast cancer. By setting the highest standards, the NAPBC ensures that breast centers provide the most comprehensive breast care based on scientific evidence about what works best for each and every patient.

Offered at: Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Loudoun Hospital

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American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC)

ACS sealAmerican College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for patients with cancer. The CoC promotes cancer prevention, treatment, survival, education, and ensuring comprehensive, coordinated quality cancer care. The CoC also integrates the latest advances in research and technology.

Offered at: Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Loudoun Hospital

Excellence in Radiation Oncology

National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

National Pancreas Foundation Centers of Excellence sealInova Fairfax Hospital has been nationally recognized as a National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence. This designation distinguishes Inova Fairfax Hospital as an institution providing the best and most innovative multidisciplinary treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Becker's Hospital Review


Becker's Hospital Review

Inova Schar Cancer has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review in its 2023 list of hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs. These organizations have earned national recognition for their work in cancer care. These programs offer leading-edge clinical trials and pioneer research discoveries that expand access to care and enhance patient outcomes.

Age-Friendly Health Systems

Age-Friendly Health Systems logoAge-Friendly Health Systems is an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Age-Friendly Health Systems aims to follow an essential set of evidence-based practices; cause no harm; and align with what matters to the older adult and their family caregivers.​