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Marcia J. Browne, MD

Clinical Overview


  • Title(s)

    Clinical Associate at MGH
    Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School

  • Department + Services


  • My Expertise

    Breast Cancer

  • Programs + Specialties

    Clinical Interests:
    Adjuvant therapy in early stage breast cancer
    Treatment of metastatic breast cancer
    Cancer treatment in underdeveloped countries

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine
    Certified in Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    Certified in Medical Oncology

Publications & Research

1. Browne, M.J.,;and Pizzo, P.A. Excess prevalence of Pneumocystis Carinii pneumonia in lymphoma patients treated with combination chemotherapy. Ann Intern Med. 1986; 104:338-344.

2. Pizzo, P.A., Hiemenz, J., Hathorn, J.W., Browne, M.J.,Wesley, R.A. Randomized trial comparing Ceftazadime alone with combination antibiotic therapy in cancer patients with fever and neutropenia. N. Engl. J. Med. 1986; 315:522-559.

3. Browne, M.J., et al and Pizzo, P.A. Infectious complications of intraventricular reservoirs in cancer patients. Review of Infectious Disease 1987; 6:182-189.

4. Browne, M.J., Glatstein, E. et. al.Pizzo, P. A randomized trial of open lung biopsy versus empiric antimicrobial therapy in cancer patients with diffuse pulmonary infiltrates. Journal of Clinical Oncol 8: No. 2, 222-229, 1990.



Degree & Residencies

MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, National Cancer Institute

Medical Oncology
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health

Request an Appointment

Contact Marcia J. Browne, MD


(855) 508-5275
Physician referrals only


Mass General Hematology/Oncology Service at Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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