Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Breast cancer
  • Adjuvant therapy in early stage breast cancer
  • Treatment of metastatic breast cancer
  • Cancer treatment in underdeveloped countries
Medical Education
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Nantucket: Cottage Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency
Internal Medicine
New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Medical Oncology
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health

Research & Publications


1. Browne, M.J.,;and Pizzo, P.A. Excess prevalence of Pneumocystis Carinii pneumonia in lymphoma patients treated with combination chemotherapy. Ann Intern Med. 1986; 104:338-344.

2. Pizzo, P.A., Hiemenz, J., Hathorn, J.W., Browne, M.J.,Wesley, R.A. Randomized trial comparing Ceftazadime alone with combination antibiotic therapy in cancer patients with fever and neutropenia. N. Engl. J. Med. 1986; 315:522-559.

3. Browne, M.J., et al and Pizzo, P.A. Infectious complications of intraventricular reservoirs in cancer patients. Review of Infectious Disease 1987; 6:182-189.

4. Browne, M.J., Glatstein, E. et. al.Pizzo, P. A randomized trial of open lung biopsy versus empiric antimicrobial therapy in cancer patients with diffuse pulmonary infiltrates. Journal of Clinical Oncol 8: No. 2, 222-229, 1990.


55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-724-4000
Phone 2: 617-726-6500
Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: 508-825-8165
Fax: 508-825-8172