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NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

NCI

Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country.
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Patient Stories from Fox Chase Cancer Center

Patient Testimonials

Hear our patients' stories.
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Commercial about Radiation oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center

Blue Distinction by Blue Cross

Blue Distinction

Fox Chase is a Blue Distinction Center for Cancer Treatment
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Fox Chase Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
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Fox Chase Cancer Center Accreditations

Fox Chase is accredited for many advanced procedures and treatment.
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Awards and Honors

Excellence in nursing, research, and clinical practice.
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More experience is linked to better outcomes.

Our board-certified doctors treat more cases of rare and common cancers than other hospitals. 

Your healthcare team's expertise will match the type of cancer you have.

  • The attending physician is responsible for planning your individual cancer care.
  • A fellow is a physician who has completed one- or two-years of additional training to gain additional experience and education in surgery, internal medicine, or radiation oncology. Most Fox Chase physicians are fellowship-trained.
  • A resident is a physician who is completing training in internal medicine, surgery or radiation oncology.
  • A nurse navigator is a registered nurse assigned to guide patients through the treatment process, from first appointment to discharge.
  • A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with a master’s degree who practices with a collaborating physician.
  • A physician’s assistant practices medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons.

Fox Chase is a cancer treatment center, which means our nationally ranked doctors not only specialize in cancer; they are experts specializing in particular types of cancer.

No matter what your diagnosis, you can expect experienced care at Fox Chase.

In addition to our specialists in medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology, you will be cared for by our staff of highly-qualified oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, pathologists and radiologists. 

This coordinated approach to treatment best meets the needs of each patient.

The Best Physicians

As a cancer treatment center, Fox Chase doctors not only specialize in cancer; they're experts in your type of cancer. 

Your doctors' expertise will match the type of cancer you have. What's more, we treat more cases of rare and common cancers than other hospitals. More experience is linked to better outcomes. No matter what your diagnosis, you can expect experienced care at Fox Chase.

Physicians

Our commitment to your cancer treatment and care means our doctors — surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists — work closely to correctly diagnose your cancer and talk to you about your treatment. 

At Fox Chase, your doctors will help you choose which option is best for you based on your personal goals and treatment needs. 

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Nationally Ranked Physicians

58 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine
(Apr 30, 2014)

A Consumer Reports study that examines the mortality rates and length of hospital stays for different types of elective surgeries rated Fox Chase Cancer Center as having the best surgical outcomes of any hospital in the city of Philadelphia. The study looked at patients from 2,463 hospitals nationwide, including 32 hospitals in the Philadelphia area.

Fox Chase Cancer Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) of the American College of Surgeons


Accredited by the American College of Radiolgy (ACR)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.