Advanced technology and individualized cancer care
A cancer diagnosis can drastically change life as you know it. That’s why we’re committed to providing you with exceptional cancer care and treatment options that will help you have the best quality of life, close to home. Our team of nationally renowned oncologists is dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment options and supportive services for you.
Our nationally accredited and award-winning center uses multidisciplinary treatment and care with the most advanced research and technologies to fight cancer. Our mission is to help you return to your life by enhancing your mental, emotional, and physical well-being. We personalize our treatment plans and services to address you, as an individual, not just the disease.
More about Maimonides Cancer Center
Conditions we treat
Maimonides Cancer Center offers the very latest in diagnostic and treatment technologies in a warm, patient-centered environment. At Maimonides, the focus is always on you.
We diagnose, treat, and screen for the full range of cancers, including:
- Brain and spinal tumors
- Breast cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Gynecologic cancers
- Head and neck cancers
- Leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma
- Lung and thoracic cancers
- Melanoma and other skin cancers
- Orthopedic cancers and sarcomas
- Pediatric cancers
- Prostate cancer
- Urologic cancers
Customized treatment plans
Our cancer specialists work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your particular needs. Cancer treatment generally includes 1 or a combination of therapies—surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation—all available at Maimonides.
We also provide:
- 3D conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT)
- Electron beam therapy
- External beam radiation therapy
- Hormonal therapy
- Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
- Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery
- Targeted biological therapy
- Stereotactic radiotherapy
As the only full-service cancer center in Brooklyn, we’re committed to providing you with the best possible cancer care, using a combination of treatment therapies and the best and most advanced technology available. Our multidisciplinary team is committed to providing you with excellent, personalized cancer care close to home.
Directions and parking
Directions & Parking
B-9 Bus to 60th St. and Eighth Avenue. B-70 to Eighth Avenue and 62nd St.
Take the N train to Eighth Avenue station, Brooklyn. Walk one block to right.
By Car From Manhattan
FDR Drive or the Westside Highway southbound. Brooklyn Battery Tunnel or the Brooklyn Bridge onto Route 278 West (BQE/Gowanus Expressway). Follow signs toward Staten Island/Verrazano Bridge to Sixth Avenue exit (Exit 20). At the end of the ramp, take the first left onto Sixth Avenue, at the second traffic light, turn right on 64th St. At the second light, go left onto Eighth Avenue. The Cancer Center parking lot is on the left in the middle of the block.
By Car From Staten Island
Staten Island Expressway over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Exit 20 (BQE/Gowanus Expressway) (65th St./Seventh Avenue). At the second light, make a right onto 65th St. Turn left at the next intersection onto Eighth Avenue. The Cancer Center is on the left, just after you cross 64th St.
By Car From Long Island
Belt Parkway West to Exit 4 (Bay 8 St. – 14th Avenue). Go to the first traffic light, make a left onto Cropsey Avenue. Go to the next traffic light and make a right onto 14th Avenue. Follow 14th Avenue to 65th St., make a left onto 65th St. Follow 65th St. to Eighth Avenue, make a right onto Eighth Avenue. Cancer Center parking lot is on the left in the middle of the block.
Parking is available in the Maimonides Cancer Center parking lot at the discounted rate of $5.00 per visit. You will be given a parking ticket on entry, please give it to the front desk staff in the area you are visiting, to be stamped to receive the discounted rate.
Prevention and screening programs
Each year, the Maimonides Cancer Committee offers cancer screening programs for various types of cancer. These programs are designed to find cancer in its early stages in people who are at high risk for the disease, based on genetics, family history, and/or the environment.
Rapid Assessment Service for expedited cancer diagnosis
Our Cancer Center offers Rapid Assessment Service (RAS), which provides urgent consultations and testing for patients with a suspected cancer diagnosis.
Benefits of RAS:
- Our expert team provides coordinated care. Upon diagnosis, the team arranges for consultation appointments with the appropriate cancer specialists
- RAS provides appointments within 2 business days from the request. Patients can be seen as early as the same day
- RAS reduces anxiety, uncertainty, and waiting for patients facing a possible cancer diagnosis
- Virtual Care visits and consultations are available