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The Bodine Center for Cancer Treatment

The facilities of Jefferson’s Department of Radiation Oncology, known as the Bodine Center for Cancer Treatment, was constructed in 1987 and occupies three contiguous levels of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, totaling 57,000 square feet.

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The Bodine Center is home to nine unique multidisciplinary centers, six of which are housed in Bodine. These centers offer a comprehensive approach to cancer treatment where multiple specialties work collaboratively to design the most effective treatment plan for each patient. Within these clinics each person is assigned a cancer care coordinator to assist them throughout the process. The centers include: Thoracic Aerodigestive, Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Brain, Metastatic Uveal Melanoma, Genitourinary (GU) and Renal Cell.  The GU clinic is the first and longest functioning multidisciplinary clinic in the country. The Senior Adult Oncology, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, and Liver Tumor centers are located in other locations on the Jefferson campus.

Off-Campus Locations

Jefferson Hospital of Neuroscience (JHN)  has the most advanced noninvasive treatment options for brain tumors in the Delaware Valley, including Stereotactic Surgery™ and fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery.This program hosts a Gamma knife unit and were one the first programs in the country with a dedicated brain and spine linear accelerator. These multimillion-dollar, photon technologies significantly improve the options available to patients with tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

Jefferson's Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiosurgery at Aria Health  (formerly Frankford-Torresdale Hospital) in Northeastern Philadelphia provides patients professional services with access​ to a multidisciplinary team comprised of a surgeon, medical oncologist and radiation oncologist.

For further information on our committment to radiation safety and quality assurance, please see the following: http://www.jeffersonhospital.org/tests-and-treatments/radiation-therapy/radiation-therapy-safety-measures