Dr. Brian Lawenda
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Brian D. Lawenda

Brian D. Lawenda
Brian D.
Lawenda
MD
Radiation Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Radiation oncology, Integrative Oncology and Medical acupuncture

Overview

Centers

Kennewick (Radiation oncology)
Kennewick (Radiation oncology)

7379 West Deschutes Avenue, Suite 100
Kennewick, Washington 99336

46.2123113, -119.2224607
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Specializes in

Anal/rectum cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Anal rectum cancer
Bile duct cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bile duct cancer
Bladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bladder cancer
Brain cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and spine cancer
Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Cervical cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Cervical cancer
Colorectal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Colorectal cancer
Esophageal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Esophageal cancer
Fallopian Tube cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Fallopian tube cancer
Gallbladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gallbladder cancer
Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Genitourinary Cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Gynecological cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gynecological cancer
Head & Neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and neck cancer
Hodgkin
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Hodgkins lymphoma
Kidney cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Kidney cancer
Large bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Large bowel cancer
Laryngeal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Laryngeal cancer
Liver cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Liver cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung cancer
Lymphoma
Malignant Melanoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Melanoma skin cancer
Mouth cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Mouth cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Multiple myeloma
Nasal cavity cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Nasal cavity cancer
Nasopharyngeal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Nasopharyngeal cancer
Non Malignant melanoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-melanoma skin cancer
Non-Hodgkin
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
Ovarian cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Pancreatic cancer
Penile cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Penile cancer
Prostate Cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer
Salivary gland cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Salivary gland cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer
Small bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Small bowel cancer
SpaceOAR
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/SpaceOAR
Stomach cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Stomach cancer
Testicular cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Testicular cancer
Thymus gland cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Thymus gland cancer
Thyroid disease
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Thyroid cancer
Ureter cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Ureter cancer
Urethral cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Urethral cancer
Uterus cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Uterus cancer
Vaginal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Vaginal cancer
Vulva cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Vulval cancer

Treatments

3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Brachytherapy Electronic
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Electronic brachytherapy
Brachytherapy High Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/High-dose rate brachytherapy
Brachytherapy Low Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Low-dose rate brachytherapy
DIBH
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Deep inspiration breath hold
External Beam Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)
Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Intensity modulated radiation therapy
Radiation Iodine and Zofigo
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Radiation therapy
SpaceOAR
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/SpaceOAR
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)

Dr. Brian Lawenda received the “Top Doctor” Award in radiation oncology by US News & World Report. He incorporates Integrative Oncology and medical acupuncture into his practice and is the National Director of Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship. Dr. Lawenda enjoys speaking to the community in regards to education on new technologies and cancer treatments that are offered at Northwest Cancer Clinic and GenesisCare.

On January 1, 2009, Dr.Lawenda launched IntegrativeOncology-Essentials as a means of sharing up to date “Integrative Oncology” news, information and resources with patients; and is also the founder of IOEProgram.com, an online educational course covering many of the topics patients need to know before, during and after cancer treatment.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • Medical Director, GenesisCare
  • West Division Clinical Management Committee Chair

Past position(s)

  • National Director of Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship, GenesisCare, Kennewick, WA
  • GenesisCare - Clinical Director, Radiation Oncologist, Las Vegas, NV
  • Indiana University School of Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Indianapolis, IN
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - Adjunct Faculty, San Diego, CA

Education

Universities

  • Stanford University and UCLA Schools of Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Berkeley, CA
  • University of California at San Diego, BS, Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, San Diego, CA
  • Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residencies

  • Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Radiation Oncology, Chief Resident, Boston, MA

Internships

  • Naval Medical Center, General Surgery, San Diego, CA

Fellowships

  • Helms Medical Institute
  • Kalish Institute of Functional Medicine

Professional associations

Accomplishments

Awards and honors

  • 2014-2021 “America’s Top Doctors” Castle & Connolly
  • 2012 2021 “Top Doctor” US News & World Report
  • 2014-2016 “Top Radiation Oncologist in the Nation” Top Doctor Competition, Health Tap
  • 2014-2015 “Top Doctor” VEGAS INC HelathCare Quarterly Magazine
  • 2013-2014 “Medical Marvel” Nevada Business Magazine
  • 2013 “Excellence in Physician Care” Healthcare Headliner award, VEGAS INC Magazine
  • 2012 “Superb” rating, 10 out of 10, Avvo Ratings

Publications

  • Breast Cancer Lymphedema: A Review of Recent Developments
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  • Prostate cancer patients can help control disease through diet and exercise
  • Prostate cancer may be controlled with Pomi T supplement