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Allison A. Aggon, DO, FACOS

Allison Aggon, DO

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Secondary Location

Suburban Cancer Center
Suburban Community Hospital
2701 Dekalb Pike
Norristown, PA 19401

About

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology

Specialties

Treatment Philosophy

Breast cancer care is constantly evolving and advancing, and I feel fortunate that my surgical practice can be focused exclusively on patients with breast cancer, those at high risk for it, and those with complex benign breast conditions. Use of a multidisciplinary approach, opportunities for clinical trials, and distribution of quality information to patients are opportunities that I strongly value when providing care to patients. 

My philosophy is that offering patients a strong physician-patient relationship built on trust, collaboration, and kindness, as well as valuing the “whole patient” are also strong tenants of cancer care. I believe in providing patients with knowledge and conversation in order to help them make the best treatment decisions for themselves. Fox Chase Cancer Center provides high quality care and extensive resources to patients, and I feel honored to be a part of such an excellent team and institution that believes so strongly in compassionate and thoughtful care.

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2013-2014
  • Resident, Pinnacle Health Hospital System, Harrisburg, PA, 2008-2013
  • DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • BS, Biology and Women’s Studies, Schreyer’s Honors College, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Certifications

  • Board Certified, General Surgery

Memberships

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Radium Society
Publications

Selected Publications

Aggon A, Eakin LO, DeSimone N, Snyder, Diffuse Mammary Infarction-A Case Report. J. Breast Care 2013;8:143-145.

DeSimone N, Aggon A, Christy C., Granular Cell Tumor of the Breast: Clinical and Pathologic Characteristics of a Rare Case in  a 14-Year-Old  Girl. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2011 1 Jun 6. Vol 29(20).

Snyder J, Carman R, Aggon A, Cardinale. Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: A rare case presenting as pneumoperitoneum and pneumotosis intestinalis. J. Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 2011 Mar. Vol 2(1). 55-57.

Additional Publications

My NCBI