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Cancer Care Team

At Harrington, familiar faces meet you at every visit. Patients become like family.

The Cancer Center at Harrington strives to ensure each individual and their family feels at home in our facility. Our medical support staff and cancer team includes:

  • Boardcertified physicians specializing in radiation oncology and medical oncology/hematology (see below)
  • Oncology certified nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Social worker
  • Volunteers

When you arrive at The Cancer Center at Harrington, you will register and speak with a staff member about your medical history and current diagnosis. You will meet with a nurse and one of our oncologists and you will be escorted to an examination room, where your treatment plan will be discussed. Our oncology nurses and staff will care for you when you arrive for treatments.


Meet Our Expert Cancer Care Physicians

T.J. Fitzgerald, M.D.
Fellowships
The Cancer Center
Internship
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Donna Kentley, PA-C
Medical School
Masters of Health Profession, Physician Assistant Certificate: Northeastern University, Bouve College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston,
Yasser Rehman, M.D.
Appointments
May 2007-June 2012: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Hospital Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

July 2010- June 2011: Reynolds Advancement in Geriatrics Education, (AGE) Scholarship at Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowships
Boston Medical Center
Residency
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, VA Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
Internship
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, VA Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
Medical School
Khyber Medical College at the University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Research Interests
Disparity in cancer-related treatment in elderly;
Correlation of Veristrat testing and common inflammatory markers as predictors of response to chemotherapy in second line treatment of nonsmall cell lung cancer

PUBLICATIONS:
Rehman Y, Rosenberg JE `"Abiraterone acetate: oral androgen biosynthesis inhibitor for treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer" Drug Des Devel Ther. 2012; 6: 13–18.
Rehman Y, Rosenberg JE "Beyond Taxanes: Novel therapeutic strategies for castration-resistant prostate cancer" Annals of Urology 2011; 2:(1)
Academic Awards/Accomplishments
• Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2012-present)
• Member, American Geriatric Society (2012-present)
• 2008-2012: Preceptor for third-year medical students during medicine clerkship
• Recipient of the Deans Merit scholarship award throughout medical school
• Scholarship award throughout higher secondary school certificate exam
• Scholarship award through secondary school certificate exam
Christopher Seidler, M.D.
Appointments
*Medical Director,* The Cancer Center at Harrington
Chairman, Harrington Cancer Committee (2011-present)
Chairman, Cancer Committee, St. Vincent Hospital (1997-1999; 2002-2004)
Site Director, Cancer and Leukemia Site B Protocols, St. Vincent Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center (1997-1999)
1992-2015: Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Hematology/Oncology, UMass Medical Center
2012-2015: Medical Director, Southern VNA Hospice Program
Fellowships
Dartmouth Medical School
Residency
Brown University
Medical School
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey
Academic Awards/Accomplishments
Member, American Medical Society
Member, American College of Physicians
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Member, American Society of Hematology

2010-2011: Susan Komen Research Award
2003-2004: Researcher of the Year, Fallon Clinic
1990: American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow

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