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Dr. Alice Shaw, MD

Oncologist | Boston, MA
In-person visits
Telehealth
Female
55 Fruit St, Massachusetts 2114 USA
(617) 724-4000
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Languages Spoken English
Top Rated Rated as a top Oncologist in Boston, MA
Accepting New Patients Appointments available for new patients
Overall rating 4.6
Description Dr. Alice Shaw, MD is a oncologist who works at a medical oncology clinic located at 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA, 2114. Dr. Alice Shaw, MD is rated as a top oncologist in the Boston, MA area.
Dr. Alice Shaw, MD
Oncologist | Boston, MA
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About Dr. Alice Shaw, MD

As an expert oncologist, Dr. Alice Shaw, MD is involved in diagnosing cancer and grading how aggressive the cancer is. Oncology is a field of medicine that deals with identification, treatment, and research of cancer. For treatment, a multidisciplinary team will be created that can help in providing a combination of procedures including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Chemotherapy can be defined as a process to destroy the cancer cells. Radiation therapy has the same purpose. Surgery is performed for removing tumors. For some types of cancers, hormone therapy is used. Another treatment that has been gaining popularity in the recent years is the monoclonal antibody treatment. She works together with the medical team for creating an overall treatment plan of the patient combining different forms of treatment.

The role of an oncologist includes explaining the diagnosis and stage of cancer, discussing the available treatment options, delivering quality healthcare, and managing the symptoms of cancer and side effects of cancer treatment. Scientists all over the world are working on research into immunotherapies and cancer vaccines.

Dr. Alice Shaw, MD is rated as a top oncologist in the Boston, MA area.

Dr. Alice Shaw, MD is accepting new patients at her practice located at 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA, 2114. To book an appointment, please call (617) 724-4000

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