News and Updates

Kennedy Cancer Center Expansion Celebration



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Penn Radiation Oncology at Kennedy recently celebrated its expansion, which includes the new vault and installation of a TrueBeamâ„¢ linear accelerator for precise treatment of cancer. Additional improvements were made to the Penn Radiation Oncology Department at Kennedy that include a new, expanded patient waiting area; an additional patient exam room; and an expanded, private dosimetry area for technologists.

Pictured at the ribbon cutting event on March 12th are, from left: Louise M. Baca, RN, MSN, Kennedy Cancer Program Administrator; NJ State Senator Fred H. Madden, Jr.; Carolyn Horowitz, M.D, Ph.D., Medical Director of Penn Radiation Oncology at Kennedy; Trina Poretta, D.O., Medical Director-Medical Oncology; Janusz  J. Godyn, M.D., Chief of Pathology at Kennedy; Barbara A. Wallace, Mayor of Washington Township; and Martin A. Bieber, Kennedy President & CEO.

Key Patient Contacts

Louise M. Baca RN MSN - Cancer Center Administrator
856-218-5321

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.
856-218-5324

Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C - Social Worker
Patient support and information.
856-218-5322

Cancer Center Accreditations

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Upcoming Classes

HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 12/22/2014
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 12/23/2014
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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