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Brian D. Lawenda, MD

Radiation Oncologist & Integrative Oncologist

Dr. Brian Lawenda is one of only a handful of physicians in the United States who is a Radiation Oncologist, Integrative Oncologist and Medical Acupuncturist. He launched IntegrativeOncology-Essentials and the AntiCancerize Me ProgramTM as a means of sharing up to date "Integrative Oncology" news, information and resources with patients. His content is helpful to anyone living with or beyond a diagnosis of cancer. He also holds academic appointments as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.

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Dr. Brian Lawenda received the "Top Doctor" Award in radiation oncology by US News & World Report. He has been instrumental in bringing a new skin cancer treatment using High Dose Rate Brachytherapy to Southern Nevada. He incorporates Integrative Oncology and medical acupuncture into his practice and is the National Director of Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship.


  • Helms Medical Institute, Stanford University and UCLA Schools of Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Berkeley, CA (Fellowship)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Radiation Oncology, Chief Resident, Boston, MA (Residency)
  • Naval Medical Center, General Surgery, San Diego, CA (Internship)
  • University of California at San Diego, BS, Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, San Diego, CA
  • Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Experience

  • 21st Century Oncology - National Director of Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship, Las Vegas, NV
  • 21st Century Oncology - 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


  • SProstate, Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Skin, Brain, Spine, Head and Neck Malignancies

Clinical Expertise

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Integrative Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology

Professional Associations

  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Clark County Medical Society
  • Nevada State Medical Association
  • Society for Integrative Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • "Best Doctor" Recognition for Radiation Oncology by US News & World Report in 2011 & 2012
  • "Top Doctor" Award in Las Vegas Life Magazine for 2012 & 2013
  • Nominated as a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man of the Year" in 2013 for Las Vegas
  • Distinguished Former Commander in the US Navy
  • First Place for Academic Research at Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • ASCO Foundation Merit Award
  • RSNA Roentgen Resident Research Award
  • Osher Institute of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society at Temple University.