Our Patients

We are proud of the caliber of care we offer at the Lifespan Cancer Institute. Perhaps the best compliment we can receive is when patients share their inspiring stories with us.

Joe EastmanDan Belvin, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor
"There are people who will help every step of the way."

Joe EastmanSandra Bessacini, breast cancer survivor
"Anything that distracts from what really matters, you deal with it and move on."

Joe EastmanJoseph Eastman, stage four gastric cancer survivor
"You don't have to leave Rhode Island to receive cutting-edge medical care."


Margaret EconomosMargaret Economos, breast cancer survivor
"I want women who are facing early stage breast cancer to know that they have options."


Joe EastmanBruce Jacobson, biliary duct cancer survivor
"They made what's really an unbearable situation into something you could get through."

Joe EastmanMelinda Knight, breast cancer survivor
"Breast cancer is not the end of the world."

Joe EastmanBert Maher, prostate cancer survivor
"I beat cancer. And the quality of my life is back to normal."

Joe EastmanGeorge Panas, acute myeloid leukemia survivor
"A positive outlook is one of the most important things you can have in the fight against this disease."

pelletierRich Pelletier, colon cancer survivor
"From surgery, through treatment and doctor visits, I got just as good care as if I went anywhere else."

Joe EastmanLinda Tulino, breast cancer survivor
"It's all about your attitude."