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Cancer Institute

The JFK Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Institute is one of the premier, hospital-based providers of cancer treatment in Palm Beach County.

Our trained and dedicated team is here to provide you with compassionate, comprehensive patient-centered care through a multi-disciplinary team approach.

We incorporate the latest breakthroughs in technology, research, psycho-social services and survivorship programs, to ensure the best clinical outcome and help to guide you through this challenging time in your life.

Our outstanding Oncology team works closely with each patient - from diagnosis through post-treatment to answer every question and ensure the best possible experience during what can be a very difficult time.

Once a patient is diagnosed with cancer, treatment options are thoroughly discussed and might include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, biological therapy or a combination. Decisions are discussed in a multidisciplinary fashion, so that patients may achieve the best results.

Our Medical Director

  • Georges Hatoum, MD

    Dr Georges F. Hatoum is the Medical Director of the JFK Comprehensive Cancer Institute. He obtained his medical degree with honors from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences. His residency was completed at the Syracuse Upstate Medical University with rotations at the University of Miami and Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He was then appointed as the Chief of Radiation Oncology at the Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY where he carried an appointment as Assistant Professor of Medicine. From 2006-2010, Dr Hatoum worked at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr Hatoum carried different appointments including Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, co-leader of the head and neck cancer site disease group as well as Associate Director of Radiation Oncology at Jackson Memorial Hospital. During his professorship at the University of Miami, Dr Hatoum was chosen as the 2009 ARRO teacher of the year award winner, America's top Radiation Oncologists by the Research Council of America, as well as the Osler Institute award winner of Excellence in Teaching. He was also the local principal investigator for different RTOG as well as pharmaceutical trials. Dr Hatoum joins JFK as the newly appointed Medical Director of Radiosurgery and Radiation Oncology. He also carries an appointment as an Affiliate Associate Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science at Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU.


Recognition


Commission on Cancer Badge