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Patrick Maguire, M.D.
A Layman's Handbook on Cancer
Dr. Patrick Maguire joins Danika to give advice on how to reduce your risk of getting cancer. He will also discuss the recently controversial topics of PSA testing and mammograms (who should get them and how often) for early detection.
Dr. Patrick D. Maguire received his undergraduate degree in English literature from Haverford College and his MD from Penn State College of Medicine, where he won the Medical Student Humanitarian Award in 1994. He completed his cancer specialty training at Duke University Medical Center. Thereafter, he has been caring for patients with cancer in coastal North Carolina. He received an American Cancer Society “Silent Angel” Award in 2006.
Dr. Maguire has published multiple scientific articles on the treatment of cancers including those of the head and neck, lung, prostate, and soft tissues. He is the principal investigator of two major five-year Cancer Disparities Research Partnership grants awarded by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Maguire, his partners, and staff from Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology Center (http://www.ccradonc.com/) were recently awarded the prestigious American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Trials Participation Award for 2010.
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