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.

Dr. Graff discusses breast cancer trials coming to LCI, Woman Disruptive Innovator of the Year award
June 8, 2022 (WJAR NBC 10)

Top doctor recruited to offer advanced treatments for glioblastoma
June 1, 2022 (WJAR NBC 10)

Lifespan, Dana Farber renew care exchange alliance
April 8, 2022 (WJAR NBC 10)

Second clinical trial for clear cell cancer treatment to launch in Rhode Island
March 11, 2022 (WJAR NBC 10)

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

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

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

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

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

Lifespan Cancer Institute Clinic Dedicated to Treating Sarcoma Patients
August 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
October 28, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mark Patinkin: Cancer, Chemo, and a Fitness Trainer on the Job Through Both
October 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
December 17, 2018 (Providence Business News)

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

Cancer Doctor Excited for Treatment Potential of Immunotherapy
October 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)

Lifespan, Dana-Farber Partner on Cancer Treatment and Research
March 21, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Lifespan, Dana-Farber Partnership for Cancer Treatment
March 21, 2017 (WPRI-TV)

Lifespan Announces Partnership with Dana Farber
March 21, 2017 (WLNE-TV)

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan Plan to Collaborate
March 21, 2017 (The Public's Radio)