Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

About the Radiation Oncology Department

Radiation Oncology at HUP

The Department of Radiation Oncology at HUP is staffed by approximately 17 Ph.D.'s and 28 M.D.'s, with subdivisions in Medical Physics and Radiation Biology. In addition to providing service at HUP, the Department currently provides treatment services at other facilities in the Delaware Valley. These facilities include the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, Chester County Hospital, Chestnut Hill, Holy Redeemer Hospital and Mercer Medical Center. Radiotherapy services for Presbyterian Hospital are performed at HUP.

Approximately 4,000 new cancer patients per year are seen in consultation with over 10,000 follow-up visits per year at all of the facilities. Approximately 125 brachytherapy procedures are performed per year at HUP and an additional 30 procedures are performed each year at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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