National Radiation Oncology Society Honors Wilmot Doctor
Monday, October 20, 2008
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Louis S. Constine, M.D., was named a Fellow of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, a prestigious cancer organization of experts who specialize in treating patients with therapeutic radiation.
Constine, professor of Radiation Oncology at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, is an international expert in the treatment of childhood and select adult cancers including lymphomas, in the long terms side effects of cancer therapy, and has more than 30 years of experience.
He serves on the advisory board of the Children’s Cancer Survivor’s Study, National Cancer Institute’s Pediatric Cancer (PDQ) Editorial Board, Children’s Oncology Group Survivorship Guidelines, and the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria for the Treatment of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Constine is a graduate of Stanford University and earned his M.D. at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residencies at University of California and Stanford Medical Center and a fellowship at University of Washington Medical Center. He is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and in Radiation Oncology.
He joined the Medical Center in 1981 and has been honored by many local organizations for his commitment to quality, compassionate care, including Camp Good Days and Special Times, Gilda’s Club/Cancer Action and the American Cancer Society.