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HIV Oncology Program

Created to provide multidisciplinary care to HIV patients, the Penn HIV Oncology program is committed to administering treatments for HIV-related malignancies. The program also specializes in all HIV-related hematology problems including anemia, low white blood counts and low platelet counts.

The program is led by David Henry, MD, director of the PENN HIV Oncology Program at the Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Areas of expertise include:

  • HIV lymphoma
  • Cervical carcinoma
  • Anal carcinoma
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma

For more information about the HIV Oncology program, please call 1-800-789-PENN (7366) or choose a link below to learn more:

Supportive Care
At the Joan Karnell Supportive Care Services, the patient experience is the essence of compassionate cancer care. Support comes in a variety of shapes and sizes to match your needs and concerns as you work to combat cancer.

We offer help in the form of one-on-one meetings with professional staff and support groups, which offer you the chance to talk to others who have faced similar illnesses and learn how they cope with their disease. Such opportunities for supportive care include:

  • Social work services for HIV oncology
  • Nutrition services for HIV oncology
  • Psychology, music and art therapy for HIV oncology
  • Integrative therapies for HIV oncology


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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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