Events at Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Dragon Boat Festival is a popular event every October

The Dragon Boat Festival happens along the Schuylkill River every October. Since the first event in 2002, festival participants and supporters have raised more than $1 million for Fox Chase. Thank you to the teams and all who support Fox Chase Cancer Center through this event.

Other Events

Special Events

From Paws for the Cause to Survivors Day, special events support Fox Chase Cancer Center and our patient community around the year.
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Support Groups

Emotional and rehabilitation support for patients, their families.
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News Releases

Fox Chase Applauds Medicare Coverage Decision on Lung Cancer Screening
(Nov 13, 2014)

With a draft decision memo announced this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), approximately four million Medicare beneficiaries fit the eligibility criteria for screening.

National Veterans Lung Cancer Screening Program Taking Place at Fox Chase Cancer Center
(Nov 13, 2014)

Veterans in the area are invited to call or come in for a FREE assessment of their risk for lung cancer. Nov. 11-14, 2014.

Board of Associates Presents Annual Donation to Fox Chase Cancer Center
(Nov 10, 2014)

They presented $710,200 to Fox Chase President and CEO Richard I. Fisher, MD. Since their founding in 1965, the Board of Associates has raised and contributed more than $21.5 million dollars for Fox Chase.


Press Releases 2014

Your support is critical to our success. Join us in our fundraising efforts and enjoy the exciting special events coming up.

Patient Classes

Support Groups

Support groups are a free service to the community and are offered to Fox Chase Cancer Center patients, their families and to people receiving treatment elsewhere.


Special Events

Take Part and Help Support Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia holds special events all year to provide cancer education and to benefit the Center. Funds raised go to cancer research, prevention and treatment at Fox Chase. We also partner with community groups to help raise cancer awareness and support. Please join us by taking part in the great events coming up. To learn more, please call our special events office at 215-728-3163.

Loud and Clear Music Festival      
Sunday, November 23                                  
The Ardmore Music Center   
23 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA   

Join the Dan’s Voice chapter of the Board of Associates at the “Loud and Clear” music festival featuring the reunion of Huffamoose, Jim Boggia, Ben Arnold and the Fractals. This is a 21 and over show; cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, go to or

Holiday Craft Show  
Thursday, December 4
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM                                                
Young Pavilion, Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Join Friends of the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center at their annual holiday craft show. The festival will feature new vendors selling fabulous handmade goods, fashion and jewelry, wreaths, small trees and fresh poinsettias too.

Amy’s Fund Bangles & Bags Bingo
January 16, 2015; Doors open at 6:30 p.m. – games begin promptly at 7:15 p.m.
St. Dominic’s Marian Hall
8532 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136

“B” sure not to miss Amy’s Fund exciting Bangles and Bags Bingo fundraiser on Friday, January 16!  Test your luck at the chance to win an authentic Pandora® bracelet or COACH®  handbag and have fun all while helping raise money for women’s cancer research at Fox Chase.  One bracelet or handbag awarded per round.  Admission is $35 per person and includes beer, wine and soda.  You must be 21 years old to participate.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by January 9 – no tickets will be sold at the door so reserve your place today by downloading the registration form or contact Denise Kligge at for more information.