Division of Surgical Oncology
The mission of the Surgical Oncology Division is to provide expertise in all aspects of cancer surgery to patients receiving care at all Lifespan-affiliated hospitals. In addition, the Division is committed to providing education to health care professionals within the community and the state regarding the latest advances in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment through educational programs.
The faculty of the Division of Surgical Oncology are members of University Surgical Associates, and are active in the clinical, research, and educational activities at Rhode Island Hospital and the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. The faculty is involved in the development and expansion of multidisciplinary programs for the treatment of patients with breast cancer, melanoma, endocrine tumors, pancreatic cancer, primary and metastatic liver tumors, and gastrointestinal tract tumors.
|Thomas Miner, MD
|Ijeoma Azodo, MD||Theresa Graves, MD|
|Jack Monchik, MD||Michael Vezeridis, MD||Doreen Wiggins, MD|
PI: T. Miner
Retrospective Review of Gastric Cancer
|PI: Monchik||Accuracy of Preoperative Ultrasound for Central Compartment Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Cancer
The Reliability of Correlated Ultrasound, Sestamibi Scan, and Adequate Intraoperative PTH Decrease in Minimally Invasive Parathryoidectomy
|PI: Wiggins||Pilot Program of Exercise and Cancer Survivors|