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  • Radiation Therapy

  • Our services are unmatched in the region

    Rad. Onc Care Team

    The Comprehensive Cancer Center’s radiation oncology services at Rhode Island Hospital include pioneering physicians, unique and sophisticated technology, and experienced staff.

    Using an array of advanced technologies, the department of radiation oncology has a proven record of superior outcomes for patients who have been diagnosed with common and uncommon cancers of every type.

    Ours is the only hospital-based radiation oncology program in the state. David Wazer, MD, an internationally recognized specialist in the treatment of breast cancer, leads the program, which is affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is also a leading expert in the latest radiation therapies such as intensity modulated radiation therapy, high dose-rate brachytherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. Under his guidance, the department remains at the forefront of innovation and research for the treatment of cancer.

    Our multidisciplinary team works together to provide integrated, streamlined care for every patient. 

    Team members include:

    • Physicians
    • Medical physicists
    • Dosimetrists
    • Radiation therapists
    • Nurses
    • Nutritionists
    • Social workers

    The program provides a team approach to care, with our physicians sharing each other’s experiences and expertise to best serve each patient we treat. Our program works within the

    Comprehensive Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary services to meet all of our patients’ needs. We encourage patients to use free services such as patient navigation, clinical social work and complementary therapies.

    For more information about radiation therapy, call 401-444-8311.