Karen Costello

Karen Costello, MSS, LSW

Senior Director & Cancer Support Helpline Navigator

Karen Costello, MSS, LSW joined CSC in October 2019 and is the Navigator of the Cancer Support Helpline. She oversees the clinical staff and implements programs as part of this service provided by CSC.

Karen has worked in oncology for over 25 years with organizations such as Fox Chase Cancer Center and Penn Medicine in the Philadelphia area and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in Southern NJ and Philadelphia. She has a personal commitment to the field of oncology and improving the patient experience. Most recently at Penn, Karen led multi-disciplinary teams in radiation oncology by building treatment centers, hiring and training in areas of quality and safety and patient support and satisfaction as well as implementing patient focused programming.

Outside of work, Karen’s interests include; running, cycling, hiking, music and spending time with family and friends. Karen’s married and has two teenaged sons and two rescue dogs and lives in Southern New Jersey.