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Medical Oncology

Oncologists of Jefferson's Department of Medical Oncology evaluate and treat patients with cancer through a multidisciplinary approach, with 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 and head and neck, as well as melanoma, leukemia, lymphoma and multiple and uveal myeloma. Our medical oncologists also perform autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for selected forms of cancer.

Cancer Research and Education

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.

Visit the Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University for more on research and education.