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Linda Jacobs, PhD, CRNP

Linda Jacobs, PhD, CRNP Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Clinical Professor of Nursing Director, Development of Cancer Survivorship Clinical Programs, Research and Educational Initiatives, Abramson Cancer Center

Dr. Jacobs is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Linda Jacobs

Dr. Jacobs is the founding Director of the Cancer Survivorship Center of Excellence at Penn, founded in 2001. The Survivorship Program at the Abramson Cancer Center is a multidisciplinary initiative incorporating clinical, research, and education areas. She develops and oversees all of the survivorship clinical programs. As a researcher, she examines the co-morbidities experienced by survivors as a result of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Jacobs' research interests focus on cardiovascular, reproductive, endocrine, quality of life, and other long-term and late effects of cancer treatment, clinical and genetic risk assessment, treatment summaries and survivorship care plans, and health behavior modification.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 1996
  • Oncology Certified Nurse, 1996

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • AIDS Related Malignancies
  • All Cancer Types
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Cancer of Thyroid
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Survivor
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Breast
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colon Tumors
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Endocrine Complications of Cancer Therapy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Follicular Cancer of Thyroid
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Giant Cell Tumor of the Bone
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hereditary Cancer Risk
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Ureter
  • Medullary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Mucosal Melanoma
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Papillary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pituitary Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Sweat Gland Carcinoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Melanoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Rena Rowan Breast Center

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Education and Training

Nursing School: University of Maryland School of Nursing
Graduate School: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Jacobs is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.