Florence K. Keane MDAssistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA
Florence K. Keane, MD is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, and an attending radiation oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She graduated with High Honors from the University of Virginia. She received her MD with honors from Yale University School of Medicine, winning the American Cancer Society Prize for an outstanding thesis in the area of Oncology. After completing her intern year in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, she then completed her residency training at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program.
She joined the staff of the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2016. She specializes in the treatment of thoracic tumors, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and rare thoracic tumors such as thymoma, thymic carcinoma and mesothelioma. She is active in research, with a particular focus on the combination of radiotherapy with immunotherapy and targeted therapies, as well as minimizing long-term effects from radiotherapy with the use of modern treatment techniques, including proton therapy.