News and Updates

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

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.

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

Cancer Center Accreditations

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

Upcoming Classes

Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 10/09/2015
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.



HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 10/12/2015
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.