Welcome to the Temple Cancer Center
Temple University Hospital
has been ranked again among the
best in the region for Cancer care
by U.S. News & World Report.
Learn more about Temple's rankings
The Temple Cancer Center has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Learn more.
At Temple University Hospital Cancer Center, our highly skilled and compassionate staff provides the latest and most advanced diagnostic procedures and treatment options for all types of cancer. A multidisciplinary team of experienced, caring physicians and staff evaluates each patient and develops an individual treatment plan. The patient’s primary care physician, along with the patient and family, are involved in helping to determine the best course of therapy.
In addition, specialists in medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, hematology, surgical oncology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, urology, pathology and radiology are available to help plan and coordinate diagnosis and treatment. For gynecology patients, Temple has one of the busiest and most experienced gynecologic brachytherapy implant services in the region.
Most oncology treatments and services are available at one convenient location on the 4th floor of the Ambulatory Care Center at Temple University Hospital. The Cancer Center provides centralized services including:
- registration and check in
- financial counseling
- onsite laboratory and pharmacy services
- dietary counseling
- pain management services
- support services from trained social workers and other professionals (click here for the January calendar)
Temple University Hospital also offers bone marrow transplantation for hematologic (blood or bone marrow) cancers. Services are provided by the Temple Bone Marrow Transplant Program, located at Jeanes Hospital.
The Department of Medical Oncology offers an accredited, three-year combined Hematology/Oncology fellowship for internists who have completed an approved residency program.