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Until Every Cancer is Cured. Starting With Yours.
In the fight against cancer, the right team can make all the difference. Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Washington Township patients have access to the latest developments in cancer research, technology and treatment - close to home.
We're also accredited by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), helping to ensure you'll receive the quality care you need to fight this disease. Our broad range of programs and services will help you get back to the life you love—stronger than ever.
About Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson University Hospitals
A leading center for practice-changing discovery and comprehensive cancer treatment, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of the Thomas Jefferson University has been known as a Designated Center by the National Cancer Institute since 1996, and is one of only 69 institutions in the nation to hold this prestigious recognition. SKCC is committed to delivering the most advanced, personalized cancer care, made possible through their scientific discoveries and breakthroughs in detecting and treating cancer. SKCC provides access to advanced clinical trials and novel treatment strategies throughout the Greater Delaware Valley. SKCC is routinely ranked amongst the top hospitals for cancer care in the United States by US News & World Report, the multi-disciplinary teams at SKCC bring together specialists for treatment planning, which results in some of the highest survival rates in the nation.
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Washington Township is the latest expansion, bringing world-class live saving cancer care to our South Jersey community.
Ana Maria López, MD, MPH, MACP
Message from the Vice Chair, Medical Oncology and Chief of Cancer Services, Jefferson Health New Jersey
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our website and thank you for this opportunity to share with you the many exciting things that are happening with cancer services across Jefferson Health.
We are committed to providing patients with the finest in cancer treatment and support services available. Our physicians, surgeons, nurses, technologists, dedicated oncology nurse navigators and social workers are here for you! And the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Washington Township offers a full array of services, from radiation oncology and medical oncology, to holistic support services through our Center for Hope & Healing. From support groups to yoga classes, meditation and art discovery classes to programs specifically designed for cancer patients and survivors, the Center promotes overall well-being.
It is my privilege to work with a group of dedicated colleagues who are members of our Jefferson Health Cancer Committee. Together, we share the responsibility to provide leadership in the delivery of high-quality cancer care at Jefferson Health.
Our multidisciplinary approach includes:
I encourage you to visit the site often and find important updates regarding cancer service offerings, including community education and outreach activities, free cancer screenings and other important information for you and your family.
Ana Maria López, MD, MPH, MACP
Vice Chair, Medical Oncology and Chief of Cancer Services, Jefferson Health New Jersey