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Department of Radiation Oncology
Over three decades ago, Herman Suit, MD, PhD helped pioneer the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas with radiation therapy. Today, we have one of the largest sarcoma treatment groups in the world. The Radiation Oncology Sarcoma service provides comprehensive expertise and cutting edge radiation therapy to patients with a wide spectrum of benign and malignant bone and soft tissue diseases using a number of treatment modalities. Our clinicians are focused on innovation, groundbreaking research and improving quality of life for our patients.
The Radiation Oncology Sarcoma Program uses the latest state-of-the-art and innovative technologies including:
Mass General’s Center for Sarcoma & Connective Tissue Oncology, part of the Cancer Center, is one of the largest and most specialized centers to treat malignant and benign tumors. Here, our radiation oncologists collaborate with your entire treatment team, which may include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, orthopedic oncologists, diagnostic and interventional radiologists and sarcoma pathologists. Many of the advanced diagnostic and therapeutic approaches available here are offered at only a few other centers nationwide.
Every step of your radiation therapy is managed by an experienced radiation oncologist who has dedicated his or her career to treating patients with sarcomas. Our physicians are some of the leading practitioners in the field:
We encourage you to ask us about any step in the treatment process, from understanding the safety of your therapy to managing side effects. The answers to many frequently asked questions also appear in Your Guide to Radiation Therapy (PDF).
Members of the sarcoma team are leading a number of national and institutional clinical trials combining radiation and targeted therapies, innovative imaging techniques to improve sarcoma radiation, and studies to understand and reduce radiation side effects.
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Clark Center for Radiation Oncology
Vida E & Arthur L. Goldstein Lunder Building
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center30 Fruit StreetBoston, MA 02114Phone: 617-726-0923 (Proton Inquiry Line: 617-724-1680)Fax: 617-726-6498Email: InformationRadOnc@partners.org
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