Marshal Lieberfarb graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1990. He then enrolled in the National Institutes of Health-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he received his Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology (1996) and his medical degree (1998). He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Mt. Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and then trained in Radiation Oncology at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy at Harvard Medical School, which included the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel-Deaconness Hospital, and the Children's Hospital of Boston. He is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Lieberfarb has written and published numerous basic-science and medical oncology articles in well-recognized, peer-reviewed journals such as Science, Cancer Research, and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Bilogy, Physics. He has attended and presented findings at major national meetings. Examples of Dr. Lieberfarb's medical research include a genetic analysis of prostate cancer as well as several clinical contributions to the medical management of prostate cancer.
Having received training by national experts in Radiation Oncology during his residency, Dr. Lieberfarb can treat a variety of cancers, including prostate, breast, lung, gastrointestinal, and gynecologic tumors. He is well trained in the latest cutting edge technologies in radiation therapy such as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), high dose rate (HDR) afterloading brachytherapy, Mammo-Site(r) partial breast irradiation, prostate seed implantation, and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).
Dr. Lieberfarb holds membership in a variety of national professional societies, including the American Society for Theraputic Radiology and Oncology, Americal College of Radiation Oncology, Radiological Society of North American, and American College of Radiology.