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Dr. Patrick D. Maguire received his undergraduate degree in English literature from Haverford College and his MD from Penn State University College of Medicine, where he won the Medical Student Humanitarian Award in 1994. He completed his cancer specialty training at Duke University Medical Center. Thereafter, he has been caring for patients with cancer at Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology (http://www.ccradonc.com/). He received an American Cancer Society “Silent Angel” Award in 2006. Dr. Maguire has published multiple scientific articles on the treatment of cancers including those of the head and neck, lung, prostate, and soft tissues. His guide for the public to prevention and treatment options for the top 20 cancers in America, When Cancer Hits Home, was published in December 2010 (http://thecancermd.com/). He is the leader of two multi-million dollar grants awarded by the National Cancer Institute to improve cancer outcomes for African Americans, the poor, and the elderly.
Dr. Maguire feels most at home on the water, where he spends much of his free time with family and friends. His favorite sport is soccer, which he enjoys coaching and playing. He has competed in many triathlons, from sprints up to the local Beach2Battleship iron distance race in Wilmington, NC. Dr. Maguire does some of his best thinking while running. He has run marathons in Myrtle Beach and Boston.
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