A Welcome Message from President Fisher
NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country.
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By The Numbers
National rankings, accreditations, awards. The numbers are in your favor.
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(May 21, 2015)
Although recent survey participants expressed an interest in comprehensive tumor genetic profiling, participants with lower income, less education, and non-private insurance were less likely to pursue it if out-of-pocket costs were involved, according to recent study findings.
(May 20, 2015)
Cancer patients are increasingly having their tumors tested using comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) to identify genetic mutations that can be targeted by precision therapies.
(May 19, 2015)
Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University recently explored the differences between African-Americans who did and did not participate in a clinical trial and found significant discrepancies in perceptions and beliefs between the two groups.
(May 18, 2015)
Antibody-drug conjugates are a promising option, due to the fact that they can deliver chemotherapy directly into a targeted cell and destroy tumor cells while keeping healthy ones intact.
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Your First Choice in Cancer Care
When 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.
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 Treatment Options
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