The Lifespan Cancer Institute In the News

The Lifespan Cancer Institute (LCI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam, Newport and Hasbro Children’s hospitals offers patients the most current cancer treatment options, including groundbreaking new immunotherapies and other new and emerging cancer treatments. As an active clinical trials site, our efforts focus on accelerating the progress of research to give our patients the best possible outcomes.

LCI and its world-renowned physicians and specialists are often featured in the news and media. Here are just some of the stories making headlines. Click on a headline below to view the story on the webpage of its original news publication.

Nanoparticle Therapy Shows Promise for Treatment of Rare Cancer
Nov. 22, 2019 (Brown Daily Herald)

Column by Dr. Dizon: Cancer as a Social Disease
Nov. 19, 2019 (American Society of  Clinical Oncology)

Newport Hospital Launches Breast Cancer Clinic
Oct. 22, 2019 (Newport This Week)

Health Matters: Month for Breast Cancer Awareness, Year Round Concern
Oct. 21, 2019 (Newport Daily News)

Mark Patinkin: Cancer, Chemo, and a Fitness Trainer on the Job Through Both
Oct. 2, 2019 (The Providence Journal)

Providence policeman receives cutting-edge care for liver cancer, inspires hundreds to do 5K
July 19, 2019 (WPRI-12)
July 20, 2019 (Boston Globe)
Aug. 31, 2019 (The Providence Journal)

Columnist recounts his own treatment for kidney cancer in multi-part "Touched by Cancer" series
June 10, 2019 (The Providence Journal)

Doctor's push to get smokers screened for cancer
Jan. 18, 2019 (WPRI-12 Eyewitness News)

Lifespan Cancer Institute Among Six Groups Studying Digital Symptom Reporting Benefit
Dec. 17, 2018 (Providence Business News)

Treating Ovarian Cancer with HIPEC, "hot chemotherapy"
Nov. 15, 2018 (ABC6)
May 18, 2018 (WJAR NBC 10)

Cancer Doctor Excited for Treatment Potential of Immunotherapy
Oct. 30, 2018 (WPRI-TV)

100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs
October 23, 2018 (Becker’s Hospital Review)

Therapeutic Masks Help Young Cancer Patients through Radiation Treatment
October 16, 2018 (WLNE-TV)

Hospital Systems Monitor Symptoms Using Smart Phones
October 10, 2018 (mHealth Intelligence)

Dr. Don Dizon: Discussing Sexual Health Needs with Patients with Cancer
August 31, 2018 (The American Journal of Managed Care)

FastTrek.org: Connecting Patients with Clinical Trials
August 20, 2018 (WPRI-TV, The Rhode Show)

Health Check: Glioblastoma
June 29, 2018 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Colorectal Cancer Awareness
April 2, 2018 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Treating Glioblastoma with Electricity
July 21, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Rhode Island Innovation Award of $50,000 Granted to Lifespan Cancer Institute and Medley Genomics
June 1, 2017 (BioSpace)