Living Well: A Program for Older Adults with Cancer
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Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
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Geriatric Oncology

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GYN Oncology
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About Our Team

The Living Well program is led by David Mintzer, MD, who is board certified in medical oncology and palliative care. The program coordinator is Dana Marcone, MSW, LSW, a licensed social worker with experience working with older adults. Clara Granda-Cameron, MSN, CRNP, is the palliative care nurse practitioner affiliated with the program.*

Collaboration
The team communicates and works closely with the patient's primary care physician and other treating specialists.

Appointments
To schedule an appointment or for more information, call the Joan Karnell Cancer Center at 800.789.PENN. You can also request an appointment online.

* This program was developed in consultation with Sarah Kagan, PhD, RN, professor of Gerontologic Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and nationally recognized expert in cancer care of older adults.

 

 


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Need an appointment? Request one online 24 hours/day, 7 days/week or call 800-789-PENN (7366) to speak to a referral counselor.

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