Lankenau Medical Center offers the Philadelphia region a comprehensive
and innovative oncology program in the fight against a wide range of
At Lankenau, cancer care is delivered through a team approach that
brings together a core group of professionals to offer each patient,
family and caregiver an appropriate, individualized plan of care. Our
experts – including board-certified doctors, nurses, nurse navigators
and other specialists – are nationally recognized and pioneers in
treating all forms of cancer.
We also have a strong commitment to teaching and research. Medical
students, residents and fellows come to Lankenau for their training
because of the dedication of our physicians, our reputation for
high-quality patient care and the opportunity to participate in
. Lankenau’s Hematology/Medical
Oncology Fellowship Program provides advanced training for
physicians who wish to specialize in these fields.
Lankenau Medical Center’s Many Achievements
At Lankenau Medical Center, we are proud of our many accomplishments.
Our cancer center is:
A national leader in researching and evaluating
sentinel lymph node technology for breast cancer and
A designated Community Clinical Oncology Program
(CCOP) – one of only 48 programs in the U.S. with this
National Cancer Institute designation.
The first in the region to use partial breast
A pioneer in developing a minimally invasive
treatment for rectal cancer
One of the few centers in the region to offer an
orthopaedic oncology program
The first in the region to treat benign breast
tumors with cryoablation
One of the first in the country to offer a
minimally invasive colorectal surgical fellowship
A principal investigator in a national study to
prove the effectiveness of laparoscopic colon cancer
Accredited by the American College of Surgeons’
Commission on Cancer as a Teaching Hospital Cancer
Lankenau Cancer Center
Schedule an appointment with a Lankenau cancer specialist:
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.