Dr. Brian Lawenda
23 years experience male
I received my training in radiation oncology at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital (Dana Farber Cancer Institute), where I was Chief Resident. I am the medical director at 21st Century Oncology/Northwest Cancer Clinic, in Kennewick, Washington. Previously, I served as a Commander, in the United States Navy, during which time I was the director of the multi-disciplinary Breast Health Center and Radiation Oncology clinic (Naval Medical Center San Diego). I have an strong interest in integrative oncology, a specialty of cancer care that combines conventional oncologic treatments with evidence-based complementary therapies with a rational approach that focuses on the entire patient: mind, body and spirit. I am an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, at Indiana University School of Medicine and am on the Board of Trustees of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. I am the founder of IntegrativeOncology-Essentials (www.integrativeoncology-essentials.com).
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Nov 26, 2013
Dr. Lawenda is an excellent radiation oncologist. His publications on the use of supplements during radiation therapy is seminal paper.
Feb 22, 2013
Dr. Lawenda is a caring and thoughtful physician who takes excellent care of patients.
Dec 16, 2012
I came to see Dr. Lawenda (he studied at Harvard) for a second opinion consultation, after having seen another doctor in town for my breast cancer. He and his office staff made me & my husband feel so...Read More
Thanks for your quick reply! But your last paragraph only defended the physicians ignorance which i questioned and others gave me an over all consensus of being correct
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u, but I asked already and he didn't know what that could be.
Education & Training
Temple University School of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
First place, Academic Research Competition, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
Foundation Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Chief Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology
Society for Integrative Oncology
21st Century Oncology