Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine (PCAM)
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine is a state-of-the-art, 500,000-square foot outpatient facility located on the corner of 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, adjacent to and part of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
The $302-million facility was designed to create an ideal environment for patient-focused care and collaboration among health professionals. The Perelman Center is home to the Abramson Cancer Center and Penn Radiation Oncology. The Roberts Proton Therapy Center, part of the Abramson Cancer Center, is a first-of-its-kind proton therapy center for the treatment of cancer.
Where You Turn First Matters Most
U.S. News and World Report's "Honor Roll" of best hospitals in the nation ranks the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) as best in the Philadelphia region for cancer care, and one of the top hospitals nationwide.
As the nation's first medical school and first university teaching hospital, these rankings reflect Penn Medicine's centuries-long commitment to advancing the science of preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer through research and offering more options to diagnose and treat cancer than anywhere else in the region.
HUP's reputation as a world leader in medical research and clinical care attracts the highest quality medical specialists from around the world.
Penn's multidisciplinary approach to cancer care is a unique model that affords every cancer patient the opportunity to benefit from a collaborative care environment.
The Only Option is Every Option
The Perelman Center offers cancer services at the forefront of cancer care. Services include:
- The Abramson Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center, with 72 exam rooms, 82 private chemotherapy infusion bays and extensive patient support services.
- The Roberts Proton Therapy Center, the largest and most advanced facility in the world for this precise form of cancer radiation.
- Radiation oncology with more than 47,000-square feet housing linear accelerators, CT simulators, 12 exam rooms, a PET/CT simulator and MRI simulator.
Nationally Recognized for Cancer Research
Since 1765 when it first opened its doors, Penn Medicine has been dedicated to the training of physicians and the discovery and implementation of new medical knowledge.
The Abramson Cancer Center oversees one of the largest clinical trials programs in the country, with more than 200 trials available at any one time.
Today, that dedication remains strong. In 2010, the NCI named the Abramson Cancer Center an "exceptional" comprehensive cancer center dedicated to creating new models for cancer treatment and prevention with cancer research.