New Radiation Oncologist Joins 21st Century Oncology

July 14, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – July 14, 2016 – 21st Century Oncology is proud to welcome Radiation Oncologist Alexandra Sherman, M.D. to its cancer treatment facilities in the Rhode Island market.

Dr. Sherman earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester, Massachusetts. She served as a project leader teaching anatomy to medical students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School before entering residency.

She went on to complete an internship at Carney Hospital in Boston, followed by a combined residency in Radiation Oncology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. She also worked at QARC/University of Massachusetts Medical School contributing to a pediatric Hodgkin Disease trial.

In addition to her many accomplishments, Dr. Sherman also co-authored book chapters on various radiation oncology topics, including normal tissue toxicity and breast cancer. One of her interests is improving palliative cancer care and she completed a project in residency examining this topic.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sherman to our cancer treatment centers in the Rhode Island market. Her expertise in Radiation Oncology makes her a valued member of the team,” said Timothy Shafman, M.D., Senior Vice President, National Medical Director of 21st Century Oncology. “She is an exciting addition to our group will aid in our mission to provide high-quality healthcare for our patients.”

Dr. Sherman is a member of the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the Radiologic Society of North America.

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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. As of December 31, 2015, the Company operated 181 treatment centers, including 145 centers located in 17 U.S. states and 36 centers located in seven countries in Latin America. The company holds market-leading positions in most of its domestic local markets and abroad.


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