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    Jay R. Harris, MD

     
    Jay R. Harris, MD

    Top Doctor

     
    Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

    Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

    Centers/Programs

    Breast Oncology
    Radiation Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-2291
    Appointment phone: 617-632-4739
    Fax: 617-632-4247
    Email: jharris@lroc.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: appointment phone
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    Discipline

    Radiation Oncologist

    Research Department

    Radiation Oncology

    Interest

    Breast cancer


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

    Biography

    Dr. Harris received his MD from Stanford University in 1970. He trained in radiation oncology at the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, and joined the DFCI staff in 1977. He chairs the Department of Radiation Oncology at DFCI, Brigham and Womens Hospital, and Childrens Hospital, which constitute the Longwood Radiation Oncology Center. Dr. Harris is the recipient of the 2007 ASTRO Gold Medal and the 2008 ASCO Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Research Award.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Radiation Oncology, 1976

    Residency
    Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology, 1977

    Internship
    St. Louis Jewish Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1971

    Medical School
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 1970

    Recent Awards

    • ASCO Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Research Award, 2008
    • ASTRO Gold Medal, 2007
    • Brinker International Award, Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 2001