Medical Oncology at St. Francis: physicians

William J. Irvin Jr., MD

Dr. Irvin joins Bon Secours Cancer Institute from faculty at the University of North Carolina where he developed a specialty in breast cancer. At North Carolina, he led a nationally recognized clinical trial on pharmacogenetic dosing of tamoxifen. His research interests include overcoming endocrine resistance in breast cancer, triple-negative breast cancer, and breast cancer in young women. He attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate degree and received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency from Virginia Commonwealth University. From there, Dr. Irvin completed a hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Irvin is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is also board certified in medical oncology and hematology. Originally from Richmond, Dr. Irvin, his wife, and two children are excited to return to Virginia and help build a clinical research program at Bon Secours Cancer Institute.

Ryan S. Raddin, MD

Dr. Raddin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia, where he studied as an Echols Scholar. He went on to earn his medical degree and complete his residency in internal medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Raddin completed his hematology and oncology fellowship training at the University of North Carolina, serving as chief fellow during his final year. While at UNC, he led initiatives to improve the quality of care that patients with cancer receive and was involved in carrying out clinical trials, including serving as principal investigator for a study evaluating supportive care for patients with cancer. Dr. Raddin is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons in his hometown of Richmond.

Sarah Grant, NP

Sarah attended the University of Virginia's College at Wise where she was a member of Sigma Zeta National Honor Society and graduated with a baccalaureate degree in biology. She went on to study nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University as a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing. While attending VCU, Sarah worked as a patient care tech and registered nurse in the emergency room at Bon Secours facilities. She received both her baccalaureate and master's degree in nursing with honors from VCU. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner. Sarah has worked with oncology patients since 2010 and is dedicated to providing compassionate care to her patients. As a Chester native, she enjoys spending time around the area with her husband and young son.

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