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Department of Radiation Oncology
Our radiation oncologists treat thousands of patients each year. In the Thoracic Program, our radiation oncologists have dedicated their careers to studying lung cancer, esophageal cancer and other thoracic (chest area) cancers. Due to this high degree of specialization, our patients always receive care from a physician with expertise in both radiation therapy and thoracic cancer medicine—a powerful combination.
Our clinical team treats cancers and tumors of the:
We work closely with the Mass General Cancer Center, to develop and investigate advanced therapies and technologies used around the world to make treatment more effective and improve the quality of patients' lives.
Our breakthroughs in radiation therapy for thoracic cancers include:
In the highly specialized Center for Thoracic Cancers, located in the Mass General Cancer Center, our radiation oncologists work side-by-side with your entire cancer treatment team. These world-class specialists may include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists and pathologists. Our cross-specialty approach enables us to provide comprehensive care tailored to your needs.
A hallmark of our program is the compassionate care and individualized attention patients receive from our physicians, nurses and support staff. Every step of your treatment is managed by a single, dedicated and experienced radiation oncologist.
Our staff includes:
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).
Massachusetts General Hospital invites patients and the community to participate in innovative clinical trials and research studies.
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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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