Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acoustic Neuroma
    A rare benign tumor of the balance or hearing nerves, this condition is treated by a multidisciplinary team that includes neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists and otolaryngologists.

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
    Acute myelogenous leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
    Experienced specialists work with each patient to provide the best treatment plan for adrenal gland tumors.

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    Our renowned experts in skin cancer and dermatologic surgery will develop a personalized treatment plan for patients with basal cell carcinoma.

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    Our urologists offer a full complement of minimally invasive treatments to patients with an enlarged prostate, known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  • Bile Duct Cancer
    Cholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is often treated the same way as hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of primary liver cancer that develops in the main type of liver cell.

  • Bladder Cancer
    Our multidisciplinary approach to bladder cancer provides patients with the expertise of specially trained physicians.

  • Bone Cancer
    Our specialists provide personal care for patients diagnosed with bone cancer such as chondrosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, myeloma bone disease, multiple myeloma or osteosarcoma.

  • Brain Tumor
    More than 1,000 brain tumor surgeries are performed each year including, gliomas and meningiomas, the most common types of brain tumors.

  • Breast Cancer
    Our nationally ranked breast cancer specialists at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia can provide answers to your questions about the signs, symptoms treatments and discuss the importance of screenings.

  • Cervical Cancer
    Cervical cancer begins in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. Human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, is involved in most cases of cervical cancer. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists has expertise in managing HPV, precancerous cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer.

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    Chronic myelogenous leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Colon Cancer
    Our nationally ranked colon cancer doctors and specialist can help provide answers to your questions on the colon cancer stages, signs, symptoms, and treatments.

  • Craniopharyngioma
    A craniopharyngioma is a tumor arises in the extremely delicate area between the optic nerves, pituitary gland, and the brain.

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is the most common type of cutaneous lymphoma that typically presents with red, scaly patches or thickened plaques of skin.

  • Endometrial Cancer
    Developing in the endometrium, the innermost lining of the uterus, endometrial cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs and has a high cure rate with early detection.

  • Erythroplakia
    Erythroplakia is a flat red patch or lesion that appears on the floor of the mouth or the tongue and can be precancerous.

  • Esophageal Cancer
    Jefferson's medical team will give a thorough evaluation and devise a personalized treatment plan based on the size of the tumor, its location and the progression of your esophageal cancer.

  • Ewing Sarcoma
    Ewing sarcoma is the second most common malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents.

  • Glioma
    Our multidisciplinary clinical team is among the most experienced in the nation for treating gliomas, which is a type of brain tumor.

  • Head & Neck Cancers
    Our specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating symptoms of head and neck cancer which include ear pain, a growing neck mass, shortness of breath, weight loss and a hoarse voice.

  • Hematologic Cancers
    Hematologic cancers affect the blood cells and are more commonly known as leukemias and Hodgkins and non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

  • Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
    We offer risk assessment, genetic counseling and gene testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Our team of specialists provides personalized care and treatment for patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma - a type of blood and bone marrow cancer.

  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare form of breast cancer that is treated by experts at our Breast Care Center.

  • Kidney Cancer
    If you or someone important to you has been diagnosed with kidney cancer, turn to our experienced team of urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and radiologists.

  • Liver Cancer
    Our experts are leading the field in research for liver cancer and provide thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient.

  • Lung Cancer
    Lung cancer overview from the leading doctors at Jefferson in Philadelphia. Our nationally ranked lung cancer doctors and specialists can help provide answers to your questions on the stages of lung cancer, types, signs, symptoms, and treatments for lung cancer.

  • Lung Nodule
    Our specialists have the expertise to further evaluate spots on lungs, known as lung nodules, which are often found to be noncancerous (benign).

  • Melanoma
    As the most dangerous of skin cancers, melanoma personalized treatment is provided by our experienced multidisciplinary team of specialists.

  • Meningioma
    Our physicians are among the most experienced in the world at treating the common, benign brain tumor known as meningioma.

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert care and advanced technologies for patients with multiple myeloma.

  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
    Our ear, nose and throat doctors provide expert diagnosis and treatment of nasopharyngeal cancer.

  • Neck Mass
    Our ear, nose and throat doctors provide expert diagnosis and treatment of neck masses.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis are just a couple of the neurocutaneous syndromes treated by our skilled neurologists.

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Our experienced team provides personalized treatment for patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  • Ocular (Eye) Melanoma
    If you have been diagnosed with ocular melanoma, the most common malignant eye tumor, our specialists can provide personalized treatment options.

  • Oral Cancer
    Oral cancer is found in the mouth area and the oropharynx (the throat area at the back of the mouth) and is treated with personalized care by our doctors.

  • Osteosarcoma
    Here at Jefferson, you and your child will have access to the best physicians, the latest treatment and state-of-the-art technology for osteosarcoma.

  • Ovarian Cancer
    Ovarian cancer occurs when malignant, or cancerous, growth forms in the ovaries. Early detection is critical to treating the disease in its first stages when treatment can be most effective.

  • Ovarian Cancer & Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
    Genetic testing is sometimes recommended to learn if you are predisposed to certain types of cancer, such as ovarian cancer.

  • Pancreatic Cancer
    Pancreatic cancer overview from the leading doctors at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia. Our nationally ranked pancreatic cancer doctors and specialist can help provide answers to your questions on the pancreatic cancer stages, signs, symptoms, and treatments.

  • Parathyroid Cancer
    Parathyroid cancer is caused by high levels of calcium in the blood and symptoms include bone pain, fatigue and frequent thirst.

  • Peripheral Neuropathy
    If you notice any unusual tingling, weakness or pain in your hands or feet, our physicians can evaluate you for peripheral neuropathy.

  • Pituitary Tumor
    Our specialists provide personalized care and treatment for patients with pituitary tumors.

  • Polycythemia Vera
    Our physicians are devoted to the diagnosis and care of patient with blood diseases such polycythemia vera, a rare disease that causes the production of too many red blood cells.

  • Prostate Cancer
    Prostate cancer overview from the leading urologists at Jefferson in Philadelphia. Our nationally ranked prostate cancer specialists and urologists can help provide answers to questions on the signs of prostate cancer, symptoms, treatments, and discuss the importance of prostate cancer screenings.

  • Skin Cancer
    Our specialists offer skin cancer screening exams, consultative evaluations, and treatment of all types for those diagnosed with skin cancer.

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    If you are diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of skin cancer found in Caucasians, seek the expertise of one of our physicians.

  • Stomach Cancer
    Our specialists provide thorough evaluation and treatment of stomach cancer as it is difficult to diagnose early because there are no symptoms.

  • Testicular Cancer
    Our specialists are experts at treating testicular cancer, which is one of the most curable types of cancer.

  • Throat Cancer
    A cancer of the voice box, throat cancer is usually treated with radiation therapy or surgery.

  • Thyroid Cancer
    Our experts provide thorough evaluation on any mass or nodule near the base off the neck for thyroid cancer.

  • Thyroid Nodule
    For proper diagnosis and treatment of a thyroid nodule, a lump in the thyroid gland, visit our expert physicians.

  • Ureteral Cancer
    Our multidisciplinary team of experts provides personalized treatment for those with ureteral cancer, also known as renal pelvic cancer.

  • Uterine Cancer
    Uterine cancer originates in the uterus, most commonly in the endometrial lining as endometrial cancer. Together, with our multidisciplinary team, we will develop a personalized treatment plan based on the nature of your uterine cancer and decide if surgery is the best option.

  • Vaginal Cancer
    In most cases of vaginal cancer, cancerous cell growth occurs in the lining of the vagina. Our Gynecologic Oncology team has expertise in using the most advanced treatment methods and technologies available to treat vaginal cancer.