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Today there’s more hope than ever before for our patients.

Schedule an appointment today:

(703) 208-3155

Monday – Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Welcome

At Virginia Cancer Specialists we are devoted to treating you with the best, most effective and advanced therapies available today. And through our clinical research of promising new therapies, we’re finding even better treatments every day giving you and your family hope for tomorrow.

Our highly-skilled physicians and staff specialize in the treatment of cancer and diseases of the blood, and we are committed to providing you with the most advanced and personalized care available.  Our centers are designed with your comfort in mind, and we offer the latest technologies and treatment options, including clinical research trials.

Patient Stories

Elizabeth Keane

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Read about Elizabeth’s cancer journey and how her doctors provided individualized guidance and support.

Go forth and set the world on fire!

The week before Thanksgiving in 2016, I felt a strange lump in my breast. The following week, I went to my OBGYN who had me get a mammogram (I was already up to date on my mammograms), sonogram and biopsy. On December 6, I was told I had breast cancer.

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Elizabeth's Doctor
Neelima Denduluri, M.D.

Patrick Russo

Diagnosis: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Read about Patrick’s cancer journey and how her doctors provided individualized guidance and support.

We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.

Virginia Cancer Specialists was recommended to me by a colleague who happens to be a highly acclaimed medical professional in the DC area. I was diagnosed on May 6th 2014 at the age of 25.

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Eileen Crisson

Diagnosis: Cancer

Read about Eileen’s cancer journey and how her doctors provided individualized guidance and support.

The best is yet to come.

I was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 at the age of 68. I was referred to Dr. Sarma at Virginia Cancer Specialists. I had to do two rounds of chemo and six weeks of radiation. I was so lucky to have a wonderful family who were my support system throughout diagnosis and treatment.

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Eileen's Doctor
Amit Sarma, M.D.

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Preparing For Your First Visit

As a new oncology or hematology patient, you probably have a lot of information and thoughts to digest. To make your first visit to Virginia Cancer Specialists flow more smoothly and to reduce wait time, please complete the New Patient Forms in their entirety. Print them and bring them to your first appointment. We also recommend you bring another person with you to your first appointment, which could last an hour or two. Your appointment could include the following:

Meeting and an evaluation with your physician.

Meeting with one of our Patient Benefit Specialists to discuss your insurance and billing questions.  Please have your most recent insurance cards with you.

Any additional tests needed for accurate diagnosis to help guide your treatment.

What To Ask

What To Tell

Patient Forms

ONCOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY PATIENTS:

NEW PATIENT FORMS

ADVANCE DIRECTIVE FORM

 

SURGICAL PATIENTS:

Please go here for all surgical forms

ALL PATIENTS

Please also remember to bring with you the following items:

  • All medical insurance cards
  • Insurance Referral from your Primary Care Physician
  • Copy of your medical records
  • Virginia Cancer Specialists uses an automated appointment reminder system that will call two business days before your appointment to confirm the time and location. If you are unable to keep a scheduled appointment, please call the office as soon as possible to reschedule.

Thank you for choosing Virginia Cancer Specialists for your care and we look forward to meeting and serving you.

Research and Clinical Trials are an integral part of advancing cancer care at VCS.

The physicians and staff in The US Oncology Network are helping to advance cancer care in community practices like VCS with novel cutting-edge therapies.

The Research Institute

Clinical Trials

Because Virginia Cancer Specialists is committed to providing the best available care to all of its patients, research is and will continue to be the cornerstone of the…

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Clinical Research Team

Raymond Wadlow, M.D. | Alex Spira M.D. PhD, F.A.C.P.

Because Virginia Cancer Specialists is committed to providing the best available care to all of its patients, research is and will continue to be the cornerstone of the organization. Such research offers patients access to new investigational drugs not always…


Pharmacy

703-208-9231

Insurance

Virginia Cancer Specialists has contracts with the insurance companies listed below – we accept many other insurance coverages too. Please call a Patient Benefit Specialist at your physician’s location for the most updated information. Please be sure to notify the office of any insurance changes and bring a copy of your most recent insurance card to your next visit.

Click here to see accepted insurance policies

AetnaHMO/PPOAetnaMedicare

Anthem BCBS (PPO)

  • Anthem Healthkeepers (HMO)
  • Anthem Healthkeepers Plus (Medicaid)
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage

Care First BC/BS

CAMPUS/HEALTHNET

CIGNA HMO/PPO/POS – Great West Life

CorVel

Coventry National

Fairfax County Community Health Care Network

Health Smart

HIV Juniper Program

Humana Dual Eligible

Humana Medicare PPO

INTotal Health (formerly Amerigroup)

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Medicaid

Mamsi/One Net

Medicare

Multiplan (PHCS)

Optima

Optima Medicaid

United HealthCare Commercial

Virginia Health Network/Humana Commercial

Virginia Medicaid

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