As a multidisciplinary team, our oncology specialists work together to develop individualized treatment plans for each patient. We ensure that referring physicians and other cancer care specialists involved in the patient’s are are kept informed of those plans and the patient’s progress during and after radiation therapy.
Our radiation oncology program is accredited by the American College of Radiology.
The radiation oncology team includes:
- Board-certified, fellowship-trained radiation oncologists who are affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, with faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School
- Medical physicists
- Medical dosimetrists
- Radiation therapists
- Radiation therapy nurses
- Support staff specially trained in cancer care, including social workers, registered dietitians, rehabilitation specialists, medical interpreters, and chaplains
Dr. Jacqueline Tan, radiation oncologist, explains radiation therapy for treatment of breast cancer.