Kent thought seeing white spots and feeling dizzy was a result of moving his full-time teaching job online during the pandemic. Now he believes working remotely saved his life as he was able to get diagnosed quickly with a glioblastoma and have treatment at Mass General Cancer Center.
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Mass General Cancer Center: Neuro-Oncology
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Boston, MA 02114
- MD, Baylor College of Medicine
American Board Certifications
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Accepted Insurance Plans
Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.
Dr. Forst’s research focuses on palliative and supportive care for patients with brain and spinal cord tumors, with particular interests in end-of-life care, prognostic understanding in patients and their family caregivers, and improving communication between neuro oncology patients and their clinicians.
Forst DA, Nahed BV, Loeffler JS, Batchelor TT. Low grade gliomas. Oncologist 2014; 19: 403-413.
Kasenda B, Ferreri AJ, Marturano E, Forst D, Bromberg J, Ghesquieres H, Ferlay C, Blay JY, Hoang-Xuan K, Pulczynski EJ, Fosså A, Okoshi Y, Chiba S, Fritsch K, Omuro A, O'Neill BP, Bairey O, Schandelmaier S, Gloy V, Bhatnagar N, Haug S, Rahner S, Batchelor TT, Illerhaus G, Briel M. First-Line Treatment and Outcome of Elderly Patients with Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL) - A Systematic Review and Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. Ann Oncol 2015 Jul;26(7):1305-13.
McCray BA, Forst D, Jindal A, Henderson GV. A 57-year-old woman who developed acute amnesia following fever and upper respiratory symptoms. Neurology. 2015 Apr 7;84(14):e102-6.