Roger Williams Radiation Therapy supports cancer education
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2014 – Roger Williams Radiation Therapy, a 21st Century Oncology affiliate, is proud to announce they will be a “Media Sponsor” for the 2014 New England Oncology Symposium: The Art & Science of Multidisciplinary Cancer Care.
The sponsorship will help fund academic sessions for medical professionals that will cover a broad scope of cancers and focus on the multidisciplinary management—surgery, chemotherapy and radiation—of several cancer types. Medical professionals from several different disciplines are expected to attend the 2014 New England Oncology Symposium, which will be held April 11-13 at the Providence Biltmore Hotel.
“We are proud to sponsor the New England Oncology Symposium and the educational programs it provides,” says Timothy Shafman, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director of 21st Century Oncology of Rhode Island. “It’s a great way to give back to the medical community and work together to continue to help patients.”
As a sponsor of the 2011 New England Sarcoma Symposium hosted by Roger Williams Medical Center, support from 21st Century Oncology of Rhode Island helped to provide a world-class educational experience to over 300 medical professionals from various disciplines. 21st Century Oncology of Rhode Island hopes to continue providing educational opportunities through the sponsorship this year.
“By working as a team with other specialists in various disciplines, patients receive the most integrated treatment for this complex disease, with care plans individually designed across disciplines for the best outcomes,” says Dr. Shafman. “The New England Oncology Symposium fosters that collaboration throughout the New England medical community.”
Roger Williams Radiation Therapy, a 21st Century Oncology affiliate, in partnership with Roger Williams Medical Center, features the latest advances in radiation therapy technology, including SAVI®, a faster treatment option for patients in the early stages of breast cancer. The 21st Century Oncology network of radiation therapy centers offers a variety of highly advanced cancer treatment options for different forms and stages of cancer.
For more information about the 2014 New England Oncology Symposium, visit www.WeKnowCancer.org.
For more information about Roger William Radiation Therapy, please visit www.21cOncologyRI.com or call 401-456-2690.
About 21st Century Oncology:
21st Century Oncology is the largest global, physician led provider of Integrated Cancer Care services. The company offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, focused on delivering academic quality, cost-effective patient care in personal and convenient settings. The company operates 179 treatment centers, including 145 centers located in 16 U.S. states. The company also operates 34 centers located in six countries in Latin America. The company holds market-leading positions in most of its domestic local markets and abroad.