About the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

The Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) was founded in 1991 with approximately 30 investigators in the basic sciences. Today, the KCC has approximately 150 members that include physicians and scientists dedicated to discovery and development of novel approaches for cancer treatment. The mission of the Kimmel Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, is to:

Kimmel Cancer Center Core Values

The KCC strives to achieve our core values on a daily basis:

  • Be involved in the action and passion of our times
  • Pursue the theoretical limit of perfection and
  • Always build ideal teams of distinguishable greatness

The people of that team must be able to say:

  • I am treated with dignity and respect everyday by everyone I encounter, regardless of my position and responsibilities
  • I am given the things necessary to make a contribution that is meaningful to my life
  • I am recognized for the things I do
  • Never trim values
  • Always give hope

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