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New commercial focused on cancer care for older patients


A new commercial from the Roger Williams' Cancer Center shines a spotlight on a one-of-a-kind program that focuses on the unique medical, social, and psychological needs of seniors with cancer.

Roger Williams Medical Center is home to the state’s first -- and only -- Geriatric Oncology Program, which we call COPE (Comprehensive Oncology Program for Elders). Dr. Ponnandai Somasundar, a board certified surgeon with fellowship training in surgical oncology, serves as Director of Geriatric Oncology.

To learn more about this program, please visit: www.weknowcancer.org/programs/geriatric-oncology