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1648 Huntingdon Pike
Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania 19046
(215) 938-3555

Overview of Holy Redeemer Health System

Holy Redeemer offers a wide range of healthcare and health-related services, including an acute care hospital, home health and hospice services, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a retirement community, low-income housing, an active living community, and a transitional housing program for homeless women and children. With corporate offices in Huntingdon Valley, PA, Holy Redeemer Health System is a Catholic healthcare provider, serving southeastern Pennsylvania and 11 counties in New Jersey, from Union County south to Cape May County.

Holy Redeemer Health System's Cancer Program

The Charles A. and Betty Bott Cancer Center at Holy Redeemer

The Charles A. and Betty Bott Cancer Center at Holy Redeemer offers high-quality, coordinated cancer services encompassing prevention, education, diagnosis, treatment, emotional and spiritual support, home care and hospice.

Our surgeons, medical oncologists, specialized oncology nurses, and dedicated nurse navigators, working together with radiation oncologists from Penn Medicine's Department of Radiation Oncology, create a coordinated, comprehensive team to address patient and family needs. In addition, our clinical trials program provides access to various oncology-related cooperative group trials as well as other select National Institute of Health-supported clinical trials developed by Penn researchers.

The Bott Cancer Center staff also participates in ongoing education efforts including weekly breast cancer and twice monthly site-specific tumor conferences. In these conferences, a multidisciplinary team of physicians and other oncology support staff discuss recommended treatment approaches for each specific case.

We also offer patient and community education programs, bi-annual screenings and early detection programs for breast, and annual skin and prostate screenings. Breast cancer and bereavement support groups are offered as well as ongoing programs that assist in educating patients about cancer treatment and symptom management.

As the first full-time PET (Positron Emission Tomography) program in the area, we combine the expertise of the Bott Cancer Center with that of Integral PET Associates, LLC, a national leader in operating PET centers.

Further technological advances in this diagnostic test allow Holy Redeemer to offer PET fusion, a combination of the PET scan and CT scan that enables health care providers to pinpoint cancer and improve the precision of diagnosis and treatment options.

Radiation Oncology treatment planning and delivery is performed with the latest technology including both Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT).

Holy Redeemer has been designated as an accredited cancer program with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer since 2004. We are also accredited by the American College of Radiology for Digital Mammography, Stereostatic and Ultrasound Breast Biopsies, and Obstetrical and Gynecological Ultrasounds.

Holy Redeemer Health System's Key Contacts

Hospital Administrator Responsible for Cancer Program
Marian Thallner
Vice President, Holy Redeemer Health System
Phone: (215) 938-4616
Fax: (215) 938-2023

Cancer Program Administrator
Heidi Volpe, MSN, RN, CCRP
Cancer Center Director
Phone: 215-938-3561
Fax: 215-938-3547

Clinical Research Associate
Kathy Rosenberg
Phone: (215) 938-3551
Fax: (215) 938-3547

Chairman, Cancer Committee
Scott R. Thornton, MD
Phone: (215) 947-5968
Fax: (215) 947-9422

Medical Director of the Cancer Program
Principal Investigator

Pallav Mehta, MD
Phone: (215) 706-2034
Fax: (215) 706-4176

Oncology Clinical Research Associate
Marcia Mazzoni, RN, BSN
Phone: (215)938-3551
Fax: (215) 938-3547

Cancer Registrar
Melinda Stendel
Phone: (215) 938-3229
Fax: (215) 938-3962

Marketing Representative
Melissa Macarra
Director of Marketing
Phone: (215) 938-3228
Fax: (215) 938-3232

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