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Our Vision and Mission

Kimmel Cancer Center


To accelerate the transformation of cancer care by promoting the discovery of knowledge leading to the prevention and cure of human cancers


  • Decrease mortality and morbidity from cancer, and improve the quality of life for those who have cancer
  • Excel in cutting-edge basic, translational and clinical research and in the application of fundamental knowledge to prevent and cure cancer, and to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Safely and compassionately provide the full range of evidence based, preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, supportive and patient focused services to cancer patients and their families
  • Lead in cancer education of health professionals, scientists, patients and their families, and the community at large

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