Ranee Mehra, M.D., Joins Fox Chase Cancer Center's Department of Medical Oncology
PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 15, 2006) - Ranee Mehra, MD, has joined Fox Chase Cancer Center's department of medical oncology as an attending physician. Mehra's clinical and research interests include lung cancer, head and neck cancers and investigational therapy.
Mehra comes to Fox Chase from Yale University's Yale Cancer Center in New Haven, Conn., where she was a clinical fellow in the department of medical oncology.Prior to this, Mehra completed her residency in internal medicine at New York University Medical Center in 2002.
She received her bachelor's degree in science with a concentration in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her M.D. from New York University School of Medicine.
Mehra is board-certified in internal medicine.< She is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).