Dr. Christopher J Sweeney MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Christopher Sweeney is a medical oncologist in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received his medical degree from The University of Adelaide Faculty of Health Sciences and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Sweeney accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 96 doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital and one of 116 at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #5 in Cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Ranked #5 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Lutheran Hospital - La Crosse
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1997 - 2001

The University of Adelaide Faculty of Health Sciences
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Medical Oncology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Sweeney, C. J.

Failure to Suppress Markers of Bone Turnover on First-Line Hormone Therapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Is Associated With Shorter Time to Skeletal-Related Event.
Hahn, N. M.,Yiannoutsos, C. T.,Kirkpatrick, K.,Sharma, J.,Sweeney, C. J.

Elevated insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) in men with metastatic prostate cancer starting androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is associated with shorter time to castration resistance and overall survival.
Sharma, J.,Gray, K. P.,Evan, C.,Nakabayashi, M.,Fichorova, R.,Rider, J.,Mucci, L.,Kantoff, P. W.,Sweeney, C. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity 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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