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Cancer Care Centers of Brevard Grows Medical Oncology Practice

October 12, 2017

Lisa Duhaime MD and Sumeet Chandra MD Bring Additional Expertise in
Medical Oncology and Hematology to the Practice

Cancer Care Centers of Brevard, a leading provider of comprehensive cancer care in the Melbourne, FL area and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, is adding two new medical oncologists to its staff, enhancing access to community-based advanced cancer care throughout the region. Dr. Lisa Duhaime and Dr. Sumeet Chandra, joined the practice in September and will see patients at the cancer center’s Melbourne –Eau Gallie location.

“The demand for our services throughout the region has greatly increased,” said Giuseppe Palermo, Medical Director, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard. “Adding Dr. Duhaime and Dr. Chandra to our staff will enable us to continue to deliver timely, high quality care to our current patients. It will also allow us to better meet the needs of newly diagnosed patients who require immediate access to a knowledgeable oncologist for care and guidance during a very stressful time. Dr. Duhaime and Dr. Chandra are both highly skilled, compassionate physicians, trained in the very latest therapies and technologies for treating cancer, and their contributions will play a vital role in continuing our mission of providing world-class integrated cancer care in a convenient community setting.”

Dr. Lisa Duhaime completed her medical education at Medical University of Toledo in Ohio and her residency in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. After moving to Florida, she came to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, to do a fellowship in Medical Oncology. Before joining Cancer Care Centers of Brevard, she practiced at Medical Associates of Brevard. Dr. Duhaime is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Sumeet Chandra completed his medical training at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. His residency and fellowship training was at University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Chandra has participated in numerous research projects and clinical trials. Dr. Chandra joined Medical Associates of Brevard in 2008 He is board certified in both Medical Oncology and Hematology.

Dr. Duhaime and Dr. Chandra will be joining a team of nine other highly skilled physicians at Cancer Care Centers of Brevard, a comprehensive community oncology practice with eight locations throughout the area to serve patients. Services at Cancer Care Centers of Brevard include medical and radiation oncology treatments, prevention, community outreach, and support group programs. Patients may call 321-254-4766 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Duhaime or Dr. Chandra at the Melbourne – Eau Gallie location.

About Cancer Care Centers of Brevard

Cancer Care Centers of Brevard is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based patient care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard is united with more than 1,000 physicians nationwide. For more information, visit

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