William R. Polkinghorn, MD

William R. Polkinghorn

I am a radiation oncologist whose practice is dedicated to the care of patients with prostate cancer.  Specifically, my clinical and research focus is the upfront treatment of the most serious, high-risk patients.  While the majority of today’s prostate cancer research concerns the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer, my research focus lies at the very beginning of therapeutic intervention.  I believe that by improving the upfront treatment for localized, high-risk prostate cancer we can prevent the development of castration-resistant disease in many patients altogether.  For my research, I have been awarded the Prostate Cancer Foundation Creativity Award (2011), ASCO Young Investigator Award (2011), and the Charles A. Dana Fellowship (2011).

Location
Phone
646-888-3477
Clinical Expertise

Prostate Cancer

Languages Spoken
English
Education

MD, Harvard Medical School

Residencies

Massachusetts General Hospital; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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