Contributing Experts

October 11, 2011

Patrick D. Maguire, M.D.

Dr. Maguire received his undergraduate degree in English literature from Haverford College and his M.D. from Penn State College of Medicine, where he won the Medical Student Humanitarian Award in 1994. He completed his cancer specialty training at Duke University Medical Center. Thereafter, he has been caring for patients with cancer at Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology.

He received an American Cancer Society "Silent Angel" Award in 2006. Dr. Maguire has published multiple scientific articles on the treatment of cancers including those of the head and neck, lung, prostate, and soft tissues. He is the leader of two multi-million dollar grants awarded by the National Cancer Institute to improve cancer outcomes for African Americans, the poor, and the elderly.

Dr. Maguire has written a number of peer-reviewed scientific publications. He is also the author of When Cancer Hits Home: An Empowered Patient is the Best Weapon Against Cancer.

Last Updated: May 31, 2013