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Et-tsu Chen, MD

Et-tsu Chen, MD Physician

Medical Director, Penn Radiation Oncology, Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine Valley Forge

Languages spoken:

  • Taiwanese

Dr. Chen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 1995

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Other types of Breast Cancer
  • palliative care
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Clinical Interests

I am committed to providing the highest level of radiation oncology care to patients in the community. One of my focuses is to help patients maintain a high level of function and quality of life. My staff and I strive to create a personalized and supportive environment for each patient and their family while they are undergoing radiation therapy.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), National American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National


Dr. Chen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Radiation Oncology at
Abramson Cancer Center at Valley Forge
1001 Chesterbrook Blvd

Berwyn, PA 19312
Phone: (610) 576-7500
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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