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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

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News Releases

Patient interest, willingness to pay out of pocket costs for tumor genetic profiling assessed by Fox Chase researchers
(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.

Next Generation Sequencing-Based Tumor Genomic Profiling Aids in Detecting Hereditary Variants in Cancer Risk Genes
(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.

African Americans Prone To Display Negative Perceptions of Cancer-Related Clinical Trials
(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.

New Targeted Treatment IMMU-130 Shows Promise in Patients with Metastatic Colon Cancer
(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.

 

Press Releases 2015

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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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