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  • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

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(39.95,-75.1559)
 

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Mission Statement

Mission
· Make transformational discoveries in the cellular and molecular biology of the malignant process and monitor the individual's and society's response to it.
· Effectively translate latest research discoveries to provide the highest quality of care for our patients.
· Provide expert and humanitarian care to cancer patients, their families and those at risk.
Dedicated to improving upon the survival and quality of life of cancer patients by translating basic discoveries into new strategies to prevent, diagnose, monitor and cure human cancer

Description

The Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, on of only 61 National Cancer Institute designated Cancer Centers in the nation, is the cornerstone of the Jefferson cancer Network. This 21-hospital network is one of ther largest in the nation and treats over 12,000 new cancer cases per year. Our clinical partner, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, has consistantly ranked in the U.S. News and World Report Top 50 Hospitals survey lists in a variety of specialties, including cancer in 2006. Our internationally renowned physicians and scientists herald from over 40 countries.

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http://www.kimmelcancercenter.org

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