Clair Beard, MD

Clair Beard, MD

Radiation Oncology Boston, MA

Assoc Prof, Radiation Onc-Brigham & Women's/Children's/Dana-Farber Cancer Inst, Harvard Medical School


Office Address

  • 75 Francis Street Asbl L2
    Brigham And Womens Hospital Radiation Oncology
    Boston, MA 02115
    Phone: (617) 732-6310

Clair Beard, MD

Radiation Oncology Boston, MA

Assoc Prof, Radiation Onc-Brigham & Women's/Children's/Dana-Farber Cancer Inst, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiation Oncology: Urologic Cancer
  • Clinical Interests: Retreatment of the pelvis after prior radiotherapy; Prostatic Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

  • Allegheny University of the Health SciencesAllegheny University of the Health Sciences
  • Joint Center For Rad Therapy
  • University of MassachusettsUniversity of Massachusetts
  • Wilkes College

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1984 - 2015
  • American Board of RadiologyRadiation Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Dosimetric Quality and Evolution of Edema after Low-dose-rate Brachytherapy for Small Prostates: Implications for the Use of Newer Isotopes  Kovtun KA, Wolfsberger L, Niedermayr T, Sugar EN, Graham PL, Murciano-Goroff Y, Beard C, D'Amico AV, Martin NE, Orio PF, Nguyen PL, Brachytherapy, 3/1/2014
  • Models of Care and NCCN Guideline Adherence in Very-low Risk Prostate Cancer  Aizer AA, Paly JJ, Zietman AL, Nguyen PL, Beard CJ, Niemierko A, Hirsch MS, Wu CL, Olumi AF, Michaelson MD, D'Amico AV, Efstathiou JA, J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 11/1/2013
  • Active Surveillance Is the Preferred Approach to Clinical Stage I Testicular Cancer  Nichols CR, Roth B, Albers P, Einhorn LH, Foster R, Daneshmand S, Jewett M, Warde P, Sweeney CJ, Beard C, Powles T, Tyldesley S, So A, Porter C, Olgac S, Fizazi K, Hay..., J Clin Oncol, 10/1/2013

Books/Book Chapters

  • Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors Chapter: Chapter 8:Late Effects in Testicular Cancer Survivors 
    Beard, C
    Editors: Frazier, AL, Amatruda, JF.Springer
    2014
  • Campbell-Walsh Urology Chapter: Chapter 100: Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer 
    Beard CJ
    Editors: Wein AJ, Kavoussi LR, Novick AC, Partin AW, Peters CA.Saunders
    Edition Nint,2009
  • Complications of Urologic Surgery and Practice - Diagnosis, Prevention and Management Chapter: Chapter 34: Complications of External-Beam Radiation Therapy 
    Beard CJ
    Editors: Loughlin, K.Informa
    2007

Abstracts/Posters

  • Normal Tissue Exposure during Retroperitoneal Radiotherapy for Pure Seminoma of the Testis: A Modeling Study Katz L, Efstathiou J, Opraseuth J, Paly J, Killoran J, Weathers R, Stovall M, Beard C, 2012 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2/3/2012
  • Mapping Patterns of Nodal Metastases in Seminoma: Rethinking Radiotherapy Fields Paly J, Efstathiou J, Hedgire S, Chung P, O'Malley M, Shah A, Bekelman J, Harisinghani M, Zietman A, Shipley W, Beard C, 2012 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, 2/3/2012
  • Physician and Patient Factors Influencing Management Recommendations in Stage I Testicular Seminoma: A Survey among Radiation Oncologists in the United States Arvold ND, Catalano PJ, Sweeney CJ, Hoffman KE, Nguyen PL, Balboni TA, Fossa SD, Travis LB, Beard CJ, American Society for Radiation Oncology National Meeting, 11/3/2010

Lectures

  • The Role of Radiotherapy in Advanced Penile Cancer Orlando, FL - 1/1/2013
  • Late Effects in Testicular Cancer Survivors Boston, MA - 1/1/2012
  • Survivorship Care following Treatment for Prostate and Testicular Cancer Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA - 1/1/2010

Other

Professional Memberships"

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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