Cancer Care

Cancer is a disease in which the body’s abnormal cells multiply at a higher than normal rate and spread to one or more parts of the body, sometimes causing the development of masses and tumors. Phoenixville Hospital's cancer care facility combines cancer treatment technology with oncology specialists to deliver care and support to cancer patients and their families.

The Cancer Center at Phoenixville Hospital is a member of the Jefferson Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network and gives patients access to advanced cancer treatments, including:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Genetic Testing
  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Screenings
  • Support Services

Our oncology program has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. We received a three-year accreditation with commendation in all six standards that represent the full scope of our cancer program:

  • Cancer committee leadership
  • Cancer data management
  • Clinical services
  • Research
  • Community outreach
  • Quality improvement

Other accreditations include those from:

  • The American Cancer Society
  • Association of Community Cancer Centers
  • American Association of Clinical Oncology
  • American Joint Commission on Cancer
  • Commission on Cancer
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • National Cancer Registrars Association
  • The Oncology Nursing Society

For more information, please call:

610-983-1000

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials (also sometimes called “investigational treatment protocols” or just “protocols”) are research studies that test all kinds of procedures, drugs, vaccines and treatment methods...

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Genetic Testing

At Phoenixville Hospital we have the technology to look closely at a person's DNA for potential genetic problems.

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Medical Oncology

Under the direction of our oncologists, Carl Sharer, DO and Minal Dhamankar, M.D., oncology nurse practitioner and chemotherapy-certified nurses provide individualized treatment plans...

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Radiation Therapy

Radiation treatments are given under the direction of Michael Lambo, M.D. The Cancer Center at Phoenixville Hospital offers patients state-of-the-art radiation therapy...

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Screenings

Phoenixville Hospital is dedicated to the early detection of cancer through screening services.

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Support Services

Phoenixville Hospital Cancer Center offers a range of support to help manage the psychosocial impact of coping with cancer...

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