Jefferson's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network
Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute provides access to the latest developments in cancer research, technology and treatment through its membership in Jefferson Health's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network.
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson provides patients at member hospitals like Doylestown Hospital enhanced local access to research studies, medical education, cancer screenings and administrative resources in conjunction with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson.
In collaboration with their Doylestown Health physicians, patients will also have access to programs unique to the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson, including Tele-Health, the Senior Adult Oncology Program and Precision Medicine which includes advanced genetic analysis used in determining treatment courses.
Physicians within this Network take advantage of one another's consultative knowledge, and patients have a greater opportunity to benefit from innovative treatment options close to home. Your physician leads your care team and will develop a coordinated treatment plan for you, obtaining second opinion consultations with a Jefferson oncologist if needed.
The NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson has been a leader in oncology research, patient treatment and cancer education. Established in 1995, the Cancer Network has grown into a clinical and research enterprise comprising 32 members collectively known as the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network, staffed by hundreds of oncology researchers and physicians.
About Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
A leading center for practice-changing discovery and comprehensive cancer treatment, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of the Thomas Jefferson University has been known as a Designated Center by the National Cancer Institute since 1996, and is one of only 69 institutions in the nation to hold this prestigious recognition. SKCC is committed to delivering the most advanced, personalized cancer care, made possible through their scientific discoveries and breakthroughs in detecting and treating cancer. SKCC provides access to advanced clinical trials and novel treatment strategies throughout the Greater Delaware Valley, realized through our integral sites like the Doylestown Health location and the comprehensive, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Network. Routinely ranked amongst the top hospitals for cancer care in the United States by US News & World Report, the multi-disciplinary teams at SKCC bring together specialists for treatment planning, which results in some of the highest survival rates in the nation.