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Overview of Kennedy Health System

The Kennedy Health System provides a full array of healthcare services at its hospital campuses in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, and at outpatient facilities throughout Camden and Gloucester counties.
 
The principal hospital of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Medicine (UMDNJ/SOM), some of Kennedy's acclaimed programs and facilities include: The Kennedy Cancer Center, Family Health Services, the Kennedy Surgical Center, the Kennedy Health Care Center, Dialysis Centers, the Center for Wound Healing at Kennedy, and Kennedy Home Health Care.
 
 

Kennedy Health System's Cancer Program

As the only healthcare system in Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties currently a member of the Penn Cancer Network, Kennedy collaborates with Penn's Abramson Cancer Center to offer a full range of quality, comprehensive services for cancer prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, support and follow-up.

Our dedicated team of board-certified surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, oncology-certified nurses and cancer support staff collaborate to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of cancer patients and their families.

In addition to Kennedy's participation in the Penn Cancer Network, professional services for patients receiving radiation therapy at the Kennedy Cancer Center on our Washington Township, NJ campus are provided by Penn's Department of Radiation Oncology. Physicians practicing at this facility are board-certified radiation oncologists on the faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
 
Kennedy's outpatient Medical Imaging Center -- conveniently located within the Kennedy Cancer Center -- offers diagnostic imaging modalities to support cancer diagnosis, staging and follow-up, including: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, conventional radiography, interventional radiology, mammography, and Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT).
 
The American Cancer Society Patient Center at the Kennedy Cancer Center provides educational and support services for patients. In addition, Kennedy's comprehensive community outreach program offers further education and support to cancer patients, their families and the community.

Kennedy Health System's Key Contacts

Hospital Administrator Responsible for Cancer Program
Rich Koss
Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Services
Phone: 856-566-5279
E-mail: r.koss@kennedyhealth.org

Cancer Program Administrator
Louise Baca, RN, MSN
Administrator, Cancer Program
Phone: 856-218-5321
Fax: 856-218-5327
Email: l.baca@kennedyhealth.org

Clinical Research Associate
Karen Swenson, RN, OCN
Phone: 856-218-5790
Fax: 856-218-5327
Email: K.Swenson@kennedyhealth.org

Medical Director, Cancer Program
Trina Poretta, DO
Phone: (856) 582-0550
Email: trinaporetta@comprehensivecancer.com

Penn Medicine Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
Carolyn Horowitz, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Phone: 856-582-3008
Email: c.horowitz@kennedyhealth.org

Cancer Registrar
Bill Klinepeter, CTR
Phone: 856-218-5259
Fax: (856) 218-5327
Email: w.klinepeter@kennedyhealth.org

Marketing Representative
Fran Atkinson
Vice President, Marketing
Phone: 856-566-5300
Fax: 856-566-5316
Email: f.atkinson@kennedyhealth.org

 

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