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NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country.
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A Century of Excellence

National rankings, accreditations, awards. The numbers are in your favor.
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News Releases

Evidence Points to Fallopian-Tube Origins of Ovarian Cancers
(Apr 17, 2015)

Recent clinical evidence suggests that premalignant cells associated with ovarian cancer may arise in the fallopian tubes and not the ovaries. Therefore, it may be possible to reduce ovarian cancer risk and mortality among women at high risk through the removal of just the fallopian tubes.

Similarities Between Polycystic Kidney Disease, Cancer May Point to Future Therapeutic Options
(Apr 16, 2015)

Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center found many similarities between ADPKD and cancer’s signaling pathways and inhibitors, highlighting potential avenues for the use of existing cancer therapeutics in the treatment of ADPKD.

Ten Minutes That Could Save Your Life
(Apr 10, 2015)

Temple University Hospital/Fox Chase Cancer Center to Offer Free Screenings During Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 13-17.

 

Press Releases 2015

Fox Chase Cancer Center Commercials

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Your First Choice in Cancer Care

Richard I. Fisher, MD President and CEOWhen you or someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, your first priority is finding the best course of treatment. We understand that you have many options for your care. In Philadelphia, Fox Chase Cancer Center is the only hospital solely focused on cancer.

Fox Chase has earned the prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.  There are only 41 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country. Being treated at one of these centers first offers the best chance for successful treatment.

Our Mission:
To prevail over cancer, marshaling heart and mind in bold scientific discovery, pioneering prevention, and compassionate care
  • A National Cancer Institute
    Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Top Doctors

  • Top Treatment Options

  • Nursing Excellence

  • Two Nobel Prizes

  • The Best Technology

  • The Best People

When choosing a doctor or hospital, there are many additional factors you may want to consider. For example, Fox Chase is ranked among the best hospitals for cancer care, has some of the nation’s top doctors, has attained outstanding survival outcomes, is actively involved in innovative research and offers access to state-of-the-art technology. More than that, the health care professionals at Fox Chase are compassionate professionals who individualize care and treatment for each patient.

For your convenience, this website offers you access to the important information that will help guide you through this challenging decision-making process.  If you have any questions along the way, I encourage you to call us at 888 FOX CHASE to speak with one of our specially trained oncology nurses. We are here to help you.

Richard I. Fisher, MD
President and CEO,
Fox Chase Cancer Center


 


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