NEW MOFFITT PHYSICIAN IN THE RADIATION ONCOLOGY PROGRAM

August 17, 2006

TAMPA, Fla.  -- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announces Dr. Lawrence Berk as associate professor in the Radiation Oncology Program.

Berk received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Yale University. He completed his postgraduate training in radiation oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Moffitt, Berk was medical director at Newark Radiation Oncology, Ohio.

Berk is a member of the American College of Radiology and the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.

In 2001, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute earned NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

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