The Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
Our clinic provides care ranging from the screening of high-risk individuals, to the most innovative treatments, including cutting-edge radiation oncology services, robotic surgery and access to investigational therapies.
Our services include:
one-time consultation, evaluation and second opinions
screening and diagnostic tests
advanced expertise in robotic prostatectomy
sophisticated radiation oncology services, including CyberKnife, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and brachytherapy
comprehensive complementary services, including nutrition consultation, social work, physical therapy, primary nurse and nurse practitioner, patient education resources and support groups
support from the genitourinary nurse navigator, a registered nurse who is trained in oncology and possesses an in-depth understanding of genitourinary cancers and the process patients undergo. The navigator guides patients through the health care system and the course of their treatment in several ways, including the coordination of services, facilitation of communication with health care professionals, arrangement of interpreters and transportation, assistance with insurance and financial questions, and education and emotional support.
Our physicians are actively involved in a number of clinical trials at The Miriam and Rhode Island hospitals, as well as those sponsored by collaborative national groups and the National Cancer Institute.
Consequently, eligible patients have access to many promising new therapies and contribute to research that leads to better outcomes for all patients.
Among the areas our researchers are currently investigating: