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Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

With an emphasis in cancer care, the oncology department includes radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, nurse navigators, and chemotherapy certified nurses and surgeons. The hospital, in West Philadelphia, has a dedicated stroke team that responds to all stroke patients to ensure care in a timely manner.

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Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

501 S. 54th St. Philadelphia , PA 19143 (215)748-9000 http://www.mercyhealth.org/mercyphiladelphia
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Recognized for:
Cancer,  Stroke Care
With an emphasis in cancer care, the oncology department includes radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, nurse navigators, and chemotherapy certified nurses and surgeons. The hospital, in West Philadelphia, has a dedicated stroke team that responds to all stroke patients to ensure care in a timely manner.
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