The Cancer Care Center at Boston Medical Center cares for patients with malignant and non-malignant blood disorders and cancer. The Center provides diagnostic services, innovative treatments, and comprehensive care to patients by an outstanding, nationally recognized, multidisciplinary team of hematologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, oncology nurses, social workers, and dieticians. The Center also offers specific multidisciplinary programs for the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, breast cancer, cancers of the head and neck, gastrointestinal cancers, and skin cancers. Further, participation in national clinical trials offers patients promising new treatments for all stages of their disease.

The Infusion Suite, where patients receive chemotherapy, is housed in the Center and provides patients with the utmost privacy, comfort, and convenience. The Suite includes private rooms with beds and bays with large reclining chairs for patients and comfortable seating for those who accompany them. Patient Navigators (experts trained to help patients overcome barriers to care), social workers, and dieticians are also located in the Infusion Suite and are available to help patients with any needs that arise during their visit. A specialty pharmacy is conveniently located on the floor drop-off and pick-up, allowing patients to fill many of their medications without leaving the area. All of the nurses working in the Infusion Suite have successfully completed the Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certificate Course administered by the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), and most are also OCN® (Oncology Certified Nurse) certified.

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Hussein Assi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Special Interests

Gastrointestinal malignancies

Gretchen A Gignac, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Naomi Ko, MD

Director, Inpatient Medical Operations, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Breast Cancer, Health Equity

Adam Lerner, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Andreea M Negroiu, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Lauren J Oshry, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Umit Tapan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy

Yves-Martine Dumas, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Lisa M Keller, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Christine A Engle, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Elizabeth Tiani, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Breast and Gynecologic Oncology Team

Naomi Ko, MD

Director, Inpatient Medical Operations, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Breast Cancer, Health Equity

Andreea M Negroiu, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Lauren J Oshry, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Yves-Martine Dumas, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Jose Acevedo, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine

Cutaneous Oncology Team

Adam Lerner, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Gastrointestinal Oncology Team

Hussein Assi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Special Interests

Gastrointestinal malignancies

Lisa M Keller, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Christine A Engle, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Genitourinary Oncology Team

Gretchen A Gignac, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Meredith Halpin, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine

Head and Neck Oncology Team

Elizabeth Tiani, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Neuroendocrine Tumor Team

Hussein Assi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Special Interests

Gastrointestinal malignancies

Lisa M Keller, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Christine A Engle, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Sarcoma Team

Adam Lerner, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Lisa M Keller, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Thoracic Oncology Team

Umit Tapan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy

Elizabeth Tiani, NP

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Hospitalist Program Team

Navid Alavi, MD

Special Interests

Inpatient medicine, oncology emergencies

Lindsey Hildebrand, M.D. - Assistant Professor of Medicine

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