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Kennedy Cancer Center Expansion Celebration



cancer center expansion
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

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

Upcoming Classes

Tai Chi - 02/15/2016
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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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 02/15/2016
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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