Programs & Services

The programs that make up the Abramson Cancer Center include a full range of services from prevention and education, to detection and diagnosis, to the advanced treatment of specific cancers.


In This Section

  • Amyloidosis Program

    The Amyloidosis Program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate and manage systematic amyloidosis with individualized treatment plans.

  • Basser Center for BRCA

    The Basser Center has revolutionized BRCA1 and BRCA2 research and patient education. Hear the inspiring words from center leaders Drs. Chi Dang and Susan Domchek on how understanding cancer genetics will transform the future.

  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program

    The Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program at the Abramson Cancer Center develops new treatments for hematologic malignancies.

  • Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Program

    The Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Program offers the latest diagnostic and treatment advances for all types of brain and spinal cord tumors.

  • Cancer Rehabilitation Program

    The Cancer Rehabilitation Program addresses the needs of cancer patients suffering from symptoms as a result of cancer or cancer treatment.

  • Cancer Risk Evaluation Program

    Penn’s Cancer Risk Evaluation Program helps assess your risk for different types of cancer by examining family history, age and reproductive history.

  • CARE Clinic

    The Cancer Appetite and Rehabilitation Clinic helps to reduce the effects of cancer and cancer treatment through palliative and rehabilitative services.

  • Center for Bloodless Medicine & Surgery

    The Center for Bloodless Medicine & Surgery treats cancer patients who do not wish to receive blood products as part of their treatment.

  • Center for Head and Neck Cancer

    Penn Medicine’s Center for Head and Neck Cancer provides leading edge diagnosis and treatment for all types of head and neck cancers.

  • Center for Personalized Diagnostics

    The Center for Personalized Diagnostics seeks to identify genetic mutations within a patient's own cancer cells to design individualized treatment plans.

  • Early Phase Clinical Trials - Developmental Therapeutics

    Early phase clinical trials have helped broaden the treatment options available to all cancer patients while improving care and quality of life.

  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Evaluation Center (GICEC)

    Penn Medicine’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Evaluation Center (GICEC) provides those diagnosed with GI cancer a thorough evaluation during a single visit.

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program

    Penn Medicine’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program provides diagnosis and treatment for all types of gastrointestinal cancers.

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Risk Evaluation Program

    Penn Medicine’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Risk Evaluation Program provides clinical, genetic and research services for those at risk for GI cancer.

  • Geriatric Oncology Program

    Penn Medicine’s Geriatric Oncology Program provides symptom management and support for older adults with cancer.

  • Hematological Malignancies (Blood Cancer) Program

    Penn Medicine’s Hematological Malignancies (Blood Cancer) Program is one of a few in the country that is approved and funded by the National Cancer Institute.

  • HIV Oncology Program

    Penn Medicine’s HIV Oncology Program provides multidisciplinary treatment to individuals with HIV-related malignancies.

  • Integrated Breast Center

    Penn’s Integrated Breast Center provides clinical and support services for individuals with breast cancer.

  • Joan Karnell Supportive Care Program

    Joan Karnell Supportive Care Program helps patients and their families cope with the physical, emotional, and psychological stress of a cancer diagnosis.

  • Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancers

    Penn Medicine’s Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancers specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of gynecologic cancer.

  • Lymphoma Program

    Penn Medicine’s Lymphoma Program provides advanced treatment and care to individuals diagnosed with leukemia.

  • Mariann and Robert MacDonald Women's Cancer Risk Evaluation Center

    The Mariann and Robert MacDonald Women's Cancer Risk Evaluation Center provides genetic counseling to men and women to identify their risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

  • Melanoma and Pigmented Lesions Program

    Penn Medicine's Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Program provides treatment to individuals diagnosed with melanoma and pigmented lesions.

  • Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program

    Penn Medicine’s Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program provides advanced treatment and care to individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma and pleural disease.

  • Multiple Myeloma Program

    Penn Medicine’s Multiple Myeloma Program provides advanced treatment and care to individuals diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

  • Palliative Care Program

    Our Palliative Care Program helps patients and family members deal with the physical and emotional distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.

  • Pancreatic Cancer Research Center

    The Penn Pancreatic Cancer Research Center is committed to the discovery of new treatment options and the delivery of high quality care for patients with pancreatic cancer.

  • Pathology Services

    The Pathology Department at the Abramson Cancer Center is part of a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists.

  • Post Treatment Services

    Abramson Cancer Centers offers comprehensive services after your cancer treatment to help you through recovery.

  • Rena Rowan Breast Center

    The Rena Rowan Breast Center offers the latest diagnostic and treatment advances for all types of breast cancer.

  • Roberts Proton Therapy Center

    The Roberts Proton Therapy Center is the largest facility in the world for the use of proton therapy, the most advanced weapon against cancer.

  • Sarcoma Program

    Penn’s Sarcoma Program offers advanced diagnosis and treatment for all types of bone and soft tissue sarcomas.

  • Sarcoma Risk Assessment Program

    Penn’s Sarcoma Risk Assessment Program provides genetic testing to individuals who may be at risk for developing a sarcoma.

  • Science Meets Community

    At Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center, we are continuously exploring ways to bring health programs to the community and to translate clinical trials into medicine.

  • Strength After Breast Cancer-A Physical Therapy Program

    Strength After Breast Cancer is a physical therapy program designed for breast cancer survivors to build strength and learn about lymphedema.

  • Tracey Birnhak Nutritional Counseling Program

    The Tracey Birnhak Nutritional Counseling Program provides personalized advice by registered dietitians for those being treated for cancer.

  • Urologic Cancer Program

    Our Urologic Cancer Program brings together specialists from a variety of disciplines to provide the best possible treatment outcomes.

Abramson Cancer Center:

The Cure is Within

The Abramson Cancer Center is dedicated to innovative and compassionate cancer care. The clinical program, comprised of a dedicated staff of physicians, nurse practicioners, nurses, social workers, physical therapists, nutritionists and patient care coordinators, currently has:

  • 90,000 outpatient visits
  • 11,800 inpatient discharges
  • more than 37,000 chemotherapy treatments
  • more than 66,000 radiation treatments