News and Updates

Precision Lung Cancer Care

Lung Cancer

Precision Care, Close to Home. It Can Be Done.

Lung Cancer Awareness Through Proactive Screening

One in 15 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer during their lifetime. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide - affecting 1.8 million new individuals each year, regardless of gender, ethnicity or smoking history.

Led by Trina Poretta, DO, Medical Director of the Cancer Program at the Kennedy Cancer Center, and her team of qualified physicians - lung cancer patients can now receive the highest levels of care, conveniently close to home.


Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care

Comprehensive Breast Cancer

Sophisticated Care, Close To Home. It Can Be Done.

What Does a Breast Cancer Diagnosis Mean to You?

For the thousands of American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year, it means uncertainty. Patients ask many questions: "What's my prognosis? Where will I be treated? Who will be my doctor?”


Breast Cancer Support and Awareness Seminars at the Kennedy Cancer Center

Mammograms and Ultrasounds: What Do They See?                                                    

Rebecca Sahlman, MD

Board Certified Breast Radiologist

Kennedy’s “Breast Imaging Center of Excellence”

November 2, 2016  7:00 pm


Kennedy Health Joins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson

Read more: sidney cancer lockup webKennedy Health’s Cancer Center became a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson on July 1st. The Kennedy Cancer Center provides a full array of diagnostic and treatment services – including radiation oncology, medical oncology, diagnostic imaging and a comprehensive breast care program – all in one convenient location.


Kennedy Hosts ‘Eating Well During Cancer Treatment’ Community Program

Read more: cancer dietJoin Kennedy Health registered dietitian/nutritionist Stephanie Biggs Friday, Feb. 26, from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. at the Kennedy Cancer Center (900 Medical Center Drive, Suite 207) to learn how and what to eat to increase your strength and maintain your weight during cancer treatment. The program will provide tips about making healthy food choices and how those choices can help you feel better and speed up recovery. 


Key Patient Contacts

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.
Susan Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN 

Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C - Social Worker
Patient support and information.

Lung Cancer Screening Program Coordinators
Lisa Mick, RN and Brenda Gorman

Cancer Center Accreditations

Commission on Cancer, ACR, NAPBC, Screening Center of Excellence

Upcoming Classes

Hope & Healing Stitchers - Knitting & Crocheting Club - Tuesdays 09-06-16 thru 12-13-16 - 01/04/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.



Tai Chi - Mondays 01-09-17 - 12-11-17 - 10/28/2016
Tai Chi is a Chinese slow motion exercise designed to promote good health and longevity by circulating internal energy or 'chi.' Benefits include promoting relaxation and reducing stress. Anyone can do it regardless of age or condition. Great by itself or complements other exercises, lowers blood pressure, improves balance and coordination, slows and improves breathing and builds strength and vitality for cancer patients during and after treatment.





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