Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Founded in 1991 with approximately 30 investigators in the basic sciences, today the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson has over 300 members that include physicians and scientists dedicated to discovery and development of novel approaches for cancer treatment. The Kimmel Cancer Center is among the best in the nation for treatment of cancer patients in a collaborative and compassionate manner with the most innovative therapies available. Out of more than 900 cancer center treatment hospitals, the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson is clinically ranked 17th in the 2013-2014 U.S. News & World Report. The Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center known for excellence in both cancer care and research. The Kimmel Cancer Center focuses on providing patients with the highest quality of care, the latest and most effective treatment options.