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Since its inception in 1973, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has been dedicated to better understanding human cancers and finding more effective treatments. Designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center has active programs in clinical research, laboratory research, education, community outreach, and prevention and control. Areas of discovery and application include breast cancer, prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, upper aerodigestive cancer, brain cancer, hematologic malignancies and female reproductive cancers. Laboratory research includes discovery in cancer biology, cancer immunology, viral oncology, chemical therapeutics, and cancer imaging. The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins is the only such NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state of Maryland.
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins encompasses a wide spectrum of specialty programs for both adults and children including bone marrow transplantation and new drug development. Patients who visit the Kimmel Cancer Center have access to some of the most innovative and advanced therapies in the world because our clinicians and research scientists work closely together. New drugs and treatments developed in the laboratory can be quickly transferred to the clinical setting, offering patients improved therapeutic options. Additionally, those at high-risk for breast, ovarian, colon and other cancers, may seek information about early detection, prevention and genetic counseling through a comprehensive genetics service. The Center also offers complete family and patient services that include a Cancer Counseling Center, survivors and palliative care programs, a clinical trials information specialist, and two residences for patients traveling from out-of-town to receive treatment.
Johns Hopkins Medicine provides a wide range of comprehensive and cost-effective health care services. Additionally, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians offers primary care, including internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and some specialty care at 25 convenient locations throughout Maryland. For more information, please visit the Johns Hopkins Community Physicians website (http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/community_physicians/).
To speak with a Johns Hopkins Medicine representative, please call 410-955-5464 (Adults) or 410-955-2000 (Pediatrics).
If You Live Outside of Maryland
Johns Hopkins USA offers you a single point of contact to assist you with any questions or needs for your medical visit to Baltimore. Your Johns Hopkins USA medical concierge can help you schedule medical appointments, assist you with transportation and accommodation arrangements and prepare you for your visit from out-of-state.
To speak with a Johns Hopkins USA representative in person, call 1-855-695-4872 (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST).
If You Live Outside the United States
Johns Hopkins Medicine International pairs you with a medical concierge to arrange all aspects of your medical visit, paying special attention to your personal, cultural and travel-related needs. Your medical concierge can arrange consultations, remote medical second opinions or treatment plans with the most appropriate specialists. Johns Hopkins Medicine International also provides language interpretation, financial counseling, assistance with travel arrangements and anything else to help make Johns Hopkins feel as close to home as possible.
To speak with a Johns Hopkins Medicine International representative in person, please call +1-410-614-4633 (Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST).
*Source: National Cancer Institute; John Hopkins Hospital
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