The Cancer Center at Riddle Hospital fulfills a promise to offer a
center of excellence dedicated to the treatment of breast, prostate,
colorectal, lung and other cancers in a community hospital setting. As
part of the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Cancer Network,
Riddle's patients have access to the latest National Cancer Institute
(NCI) and Jefferson protocols and clinical trials for cancer.
The Center offers advanced medical and radiation oncology treatment, and
a wide variety of prevention, early-detection and survivorship programs.
Riddle Hospital’s commitment to personalized cancer care encompasses the
entire family, addressing each patient's unique needs through the
diagnosis, treatment and recovery periods.
The Cancer Center at Riddle Hospital offers a full range of cancer
The Next Step to Wellness Program, a central
resource for accessing services that can aid in recovery
including exercise therapy, fitness training, physical and
occupational therapy, lymphedema therapy, pelvic floor,
rehabilitation and nutrition counseling
Prostheses, Head Coverings and Breast Prostheses
Family Resource Center / Patient Education
Look Good, Feel Better workshops, in conjunction with the
American Cancer Society, providing free, practical information
for women undergoing cancer treatment, to deal with
appearance-related side effects such as hair, skin and nail
Honors and Awards
on Cancer Accredited 2013
CoC Accreditation challenges cancer programs to enhance the care they
provide by addressing patient-centered needs and measuring the quality
of the care they deliver against national standards. This accreditation
recognizes Riddle's commitment to cancer care and our adherence to
guidelines and standards set forth by the American College of Surgeons.
Accreditation Program of Breast Centers
Full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for
Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College
of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers
that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality
breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of
Our Annual Report
is with great pride and pleasure that we summarize the accomplishments
of our Cancer program. We have now completed our twentieth year of
accreditation and our achievements over the past year are considerable.
Crowning our efforts is the receipt of the Outstanding Achievement Award
from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Colon and Rectal Cancer: The Good News, the Bad News
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