Lifespan Cancer Institute

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.

More News Featuring the Lifespan Cancer Institute

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.

Ocean State Innovators: Julie Principe, RN, Takes Helm of LCI
Jan. 24, 2022 (Boston Globe)

Dr. Ayloo Performs First-in-RI Robot-Assisted Whipple Procedure
Dec. 10, 2021 (WJAR NBC 10)

LCI's Dr. Olilla Builds Benefit Bike Ride for Cancer Research
Nov. 3, 2021 (Barrington Times)

Dr. Graff Urges Women to Keep Up With Breast Cancer Screenings
Oct. 21, 2021 (WPRI-12)

LCI Study Looks at Antibody Levels in COVID-Vaccinated Cancer Patients
Aug. 17, 2021 (WPRI-12)

Lifespan Cancer Institute Clinic Dedicated to Treating Sarcoma Patients
Aug. 4, 2021 (WJAR NBC 10)

Could Rhode Island Become Next Cancer Research Hub
July 30, 2021 (Boston Globe)

Lifespan Appoints Skilled Robot-Assisted Surgeon Dr. Abbas
July 16, 2021 (The Providence Journal)

Lifespan Cancer Institute in Newport Improves Patient Care
May 20, 2021 (Newport This Week)

Dr. Ingham Discusses Cancer Care at Newport Hospital on Podcast
April 22, 2021 (WADK)

Lifespan Cancer Institute Expands to Bristol
April 11, 2021 (Providence Business News)

Lifespan Cancer Institute Adds Radiation Therapy in East Greenwich
Oct. 28, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)

Newport Woman Undergoes Breast Cancer Treatment in Two Countries
Oct. 12, 2020 (Newport Daily News)

Five Questions With: David Wazer, MD
Aug. 10, 2020 (Providence Business News)

Local Cancer Doc Educates Through TikTok videos
Feb. 21, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)

Dr. Dizon Interviewed About New Study on Cancer Risk of Talcum Powder
Jan. 24, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)

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)

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

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)