Susan Roethke, CRNP, MSN, AOCN, ANP-BC

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111


Advanced Practice Clinician
​Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)


Key Awards

FCCC Special Contributors Award

Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing

2000 Temple University College of Allied Health Sciences Saunders Award

Treatment Philosophy

I appreciate working in a setting where I can provide comprehensive oncology care for my patients, while participating in and supporting ongoing research efforts dedicated to advancing state of the art cancer therapies and standards of care. 

Education and Training

Educational Background

MSN, Temple University 

BSN, Thomas Jefferson University 




The American Society of Clinical Oncology

Oncology Nursing Society


Selected Publications

Walker FE, Roethke SK, & Martin G.   An overview of the rationale, process, and nursing implications of peripheral stem cell transplantation.  Cancer Nursing 1994; 17 (2):141-148.

Walker F, Roethke SK, Sandman V, et al.  Guiding patients and families through peripheral stem cell transplantation with the help of a teaching booklet.  Oncology Nursing Forum. 1994; 21(3): 585-591

Roethke SK. Initial assessment and diagnosis. In: Contemporary Issues in Prostate Cancer : A Nursing Perspective (2nd Ed), ed Held-Warmkessel J.Sudbury MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006: 79-106.

Hudes GR, Carducci MA, Choueiri TK, Esper P, Jonasch E, Kumar R, Margolin KA, Michealson MD, Motzer RJ, Pili R, Roethke S, Srinivas S.NCCN Task Force Report: Optimizing Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma With Molecular Targeted Therapy. JNCCN-Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network; 2011 Vol 9 (Supp 1): S-1-29.

Roethke SK, Ryan,J, Woods SY. Management of older patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma receiving sunitinib: a hypothetical illustrative case scenario. Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, 9(1):67-76, 2018.

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