Created to provide multidisciplinary care to HIV patients, Penn Medicine's HIV Oncology Program is committed to administering advanced treatments for HIV-related malignancies.
The program also specializes in all HIV-related hematology problems including anemia, low white blood counts and low platelet counts.
Our areas of expertise include:
The HIV Oncology Treatment Team
The HIV oncology team is comprised of doctors, nurses, social workers and a program coordinator. This group meets weekly to discuss cases and care issues for HIV oncology patients.
The nurses and social workers provide symptom management, emotional support, and resources for the patients and families.
Resources for HIV Oncology Patients
AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania
The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania is a non-profit, public interest law firm providing free legal services statewide to people with HIV/AIDS.
1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Phone: 215-587-9377
The AIDS Library serves the community through delivery of information on HIV, such as treatments, nutrition, and history of the pandemic, and referrals to regional and national resources.
1233 Locust Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Phone: 215-985-4851
Assistance concerning personal health issues, including questions regarding risk or where to get an HIV test.
Phone: 800-CDC-INFO, 24 hours/day
Health Information Hotline
Provides intake services to HIV positive individuals requesting case management and information referral services for all other AIDS Activities Coordinating Office (AACO)-funded programs. Processes and evaluates individual requests for HIV/AIDS housing, handles complaints and suggestions about AACO-funded services.
1101 Market Street, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107, Phone: 800-985-AIDS
MANNA (Metropolitan AIDS Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance)
MANNA provides home delivered and nutritious meals with 11 different diet modifications in and around Philadelphia free of charge.
12 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: 215-496-2662