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Women's Cancers

Cancer is a significant women’s health concern. This year, more than 790,000 U.S. women will be diagnosed with all types of cancer.

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Abington – Jefferson Health provides comprehensive and personalized treatments for all cancers. We are proud of our expertise in cancers that chiefly or only affect women:

  • Breast cancer
  • Gynecologic cancer
    • uterine (endometrial) cancer
    • ovarian cancer
    • fallopian tube cancer
    • cervical cancer
    • vaginal cancer
    • vulvar cancer
  • Thyroid cancer (77% of those diagnosed are women)

We are known for offering outstanding and compassionate women’s cancer care:

  • Our breast cancer services were recognized with full accreditation for the highest level of quality breast care from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. This achievement was won after a rigorous evaluation by the American College of Surgeons.
  • We offer the finest breast cancer evaluation and testing as well as a “fast-track”  program—so women don’t have to wait long for a diagnosis—at our Mary T. Sachs Breast Center. Our facility was named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
  • The experts in our Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Abington – Jefferson Health have specialized training in leading-edge treatments for cancers of the female reproductive tract. The Institute has a high ranking in the Gynecologic Oncology Group and currently participates in an average of 40 clinical trials and research studies.
  • We are a Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers®, named for our demonstrated experience in treating such cancers, including thyroid cancer.

Learn more about all our cancer care services.

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