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A sample of some of Fox Chase Cancer Center's accreditations.
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Full Accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)
(Aug 5, 2004)
Temple Bone Marrow Transplant Program
The Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Fox Chase is fully accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Temple Health System physicians actively participate in protocols from our own institutions, the Eastern Clinical Oncology Group (ECOG) and the Bone Marrow Clinical Trials Network (BMT-CTN).
NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country. Fox Chase physicians and researchers are frequently involved in setting new guidelines for breakthrough medicine and comprehensive care.More
Fox Chase has Commission on Cancer Accreditation
Fox Chase Cancer Center is accredited by the
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.More
The Department of Radiation Oncology main campus, Buckingham and the KOP-AUA facility have all received accreditation from the American College of Radiology.
This is a tremendous accomplishment in our ongoing effort to assure that we meet the highest national quality standards and provide the best care for our patients.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Fox Chase Cancer Center has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for mammography, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided biopsy, and stereotactic biopsy.More
Blue Distinction by Blue Cross
Fox Chase Cancer Center has been designated as one of the Blue Distinction CentersSM for Complex and Rare Cancers by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Independence Blue Cross. The designation is for esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer, rectal cancer, bladder cancer, head and neck cancer, thyroid cancer and soft tissue sarcoma.More
ANCC Magnet® Designation
Honored for Nursing Excellence
In September 2000, the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center became the nation's first comprehensive cancer center and Pennsylvania's first hospital to receive ANCC Magnet® designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which renewed this honor in 2004, 2009, and again in 2013, making it the first hospital in Pennsylvania to have achieved two successful Magnet renewals.More
Fox Chase is CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accredited
Organizations that are accredited to the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ demonstrate a commitment to improving the health and lives of their employees and their family members by maintaining a culture that fosters healthy lifestyles and provides support when a diagnosis of cancer becomes a reality. Fox Chase Cancer Center and other accredited members offer benefits and programs that lower the risk of cancer, detect it earlier, and provide access to high-quality treatment, including clinical trials.
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Fox Chase Cancer Center Day-Care Receives National NAEYC Accreditation
In November 2007, Creative Beginnings, the child-development program for children of Fox Chase Cancer Center employees, became one of the first early-childhood programs to earn accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) under the revised standards. NAEYC is the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals. More