About the Department of Medical Oncology
Academic Title: Professor
Chair, Department of Medical Oncology
Medical Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine
Oncologists in the Department of Medical Oncology at Jefferson evaluate and treat patients with cancer through a multidisciplinary approach, with Jefferson physicians in nearly every medical specialty to provide personalized, holistic care. Our nationally renowned cancer experts provide care for patients with all types of cancers, including cancers of the lung, colon and rectum, breast, pancreas, stomach, esophagus, prostate, bladder, head and neck, as well as melanoma, leukemia, lymphoma and multiple and uveal myeloma. Our medical oncologists also perform autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplantations for selected forms of cancer.
At any given time, there are more than 120 clinical trials for promising new cancer treatments and diagnostic methods being conducted at Jefferson. Innovative therapies are being evaluated through collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, various pharmaceutical companies and programs developed at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson. Vaccine development and other forms of immunotherapy are also under active investigation.