Now More Than Ever, Where You Start Matters

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for individuals with a cancer diagnosis to have the option to begin treatment safely and be tested for the virus that causes COVID-19 before doing so.

When and where patients first seek treatment can make a big difference in their outcomes, and studies show patients who begin their treatment at a hospital that specializes in cancer (like Fox Chase) have a better chance at survival.* In addition to better outcomes, patients choose Fox Chase for our advanced treatments, highly experienced teams, and reputation for bold discoveries in cancer care and innovation.

During this worldwide crisis, Fox Chase is taking every precaution to keep our patients and their families safe while offering the same world-class care that we are known for.

COVID-19 Testing at Fox Chase

We have developed the ability to quickly test for the virus that causes COVID-19 and are testing all patients prior to surgery or admission, as well as before other treatments when clinically appropriate.

Additional Steps We Are Taking to Keep Our Patients Safe

Fox Chase is determined to keep COVID-19 out of our center.

To do so, we:

  • Transfer all patients diagnosed with or suspected of having COVID-19 to our neighboring healthcare center, Temple University Hospital-Jeanes Campus, where they will be cared for and still closely monitored by Fox Chase physicians
  • Have reduced the number of individuals on-site by restricting visitors and non-essential staff members
  • Screen all individuals entering Fox Chase for symptoms and transfer those showing symptoms to Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus for further care
  • Provide all employees and patients face masks for the duration of their time in our facilities

Fox Chase is also offering new and existing patients telehealth appointment options when appropriate.

The Latest Treatments and Highly Experienced Teams

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Fox Chase patients can expect to receive the same world-class cancer care that we have been providing for over 100 years. Our physicians are also writing the guidelines for cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.**

Your decision to come to Fox Chase provides you with access to leading physicians, state-of-the-art technology, novel therapies, and cutting-edge clinical trials.

We provide a full spectrum of care for each cancer we treat, including expertise in surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology. We are here to support you every step of the way—from detection through survivorship.

When you come to Fox Chase, you are getting access to nationally renowned clinicians and thought leaders in their fields who are shaping the guidelines that doctors around the world follow. This means that our physicians are specialized in your specific type of cancer and are teaching other physicians the latest in cancer treatments and techniques.

This depth of knowledge is channeled into integrated, disease-specific, multidisciplinary teams of physicians who are with you from diagnosis and treatment through survivorship.

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