Office of the Director

Richard G. Pestell's Biography

Richard G. Pestell, M.D., Ph.D.
1050 BLSB
233 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 503-5692
Fax: (215) 503-9334

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Director Richard G. Pestell, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Pestell, an internationally renowned expert in oncology and endocrinology, was named Director of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson in November 2005. Dr. Pestell is a highly respected researcher and clinician whose current work is focused on developing new cancer therapies that specifically target tumors, and reduce the side effects that are associated with commonly used cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation.

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Dr. Richard G. Pestell and Prime Miniter Kevin Ruddd

Dr. Pestell Discusses KCC With Prime Minister of Australia

Dr. Pestell meeting the 26th Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable Kevin Rudd, MP.

Priorities For The KCC

Make transformational discoveries of the cellular and molecular biology of the malignant process and the individual's and society's response to it.

Effectively translate the latest research discoveries into clinical trials to provide the highest quality of care to all patients including those of diverse ethnic and racial populations.

Provide expert and humanitarian care to cancer patients, their families, and those at risk.

Be involved in the action and passion of our times

Pursue the theoretical limit of perfection.

Always build ideal teams of distinguishable greatness

Maintain NCI Designation of the Kimmel Cancer Center

NCI Designated Cancer Center

Maintained by the Informatics Shared Resources of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

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