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Gynecologic Cancers


Dr. Mark Shahin, director of the Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology at Abington Hospital, Research Coordinator Karen Sweeney, RN and Nurse Navigator Jennifer Cacciatore, RN discuss the importance of clinical trials while introducing the Sherri S. Gendelman Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research. Support ovarian cancer research at the Hanjani Institute at ow.ly/NhKfx.

Dedicated to helping women with reproductive tract cancers, the Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology at the Abington Rosenfeld Cancer Center – Jefferson Health provides state-of-the-science treatment with compassionate personal attention.

Our gynecologic oncologists specialize in ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, cervical cancer, and cancers of the fallopian tubes, vagina and vulva.

As a major gynecologic cancer center in the Philadelphia area, we are actively involved in clinical trials research. This gives our patients opportunities to participate and benefit from innovations.

Gynecologic Cancer Expertise

Our physicians are highly experienced in diagnosing gynecologic cancers and using the latest treatment approaches, including fertility-sparing therapy and robotic surgery.

Help Navigating Your Cancer Treatment

Whether you are newly diagnosed or in treatment, our cancer navigators provide help and support. The gynecologic cancer nurse navigators, Karen Sweeney, RN, BSN, OCN, Jennifer Cacciatore, RN, BSN, OCN, and Tina Nolan, RN, BSN, OCN, may be emailed or reached at 215-481-4670.

Honored for Cancer Expertise

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award 2012The Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, gave its 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award to The Rosenfeld Cancer Center. We are one of only three Pennsylvania centers to receive that honor for cancer treatment excellence.

Beth Dougherty

From Cervical Cancer to Successful Pregnancies

Read how a young woman went from a cervical cancer diagnosis right before her wedding to a successful pregnancy and birth after treatment.

Read Beth's Story