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Lung Cancer Screenings at Fox Chase

The Lung Cancer Screening Program was designed to detect lung cancer early, even before cancer symptoms emerge.

No preparation is needed, and the whole process only takes about 15 minutes. You may be eligible if you have been a smoker within the past 15 years and are between the ages of of 55-77.

Fox Chase Cancer Center holds the National Cancer Institute’s highest designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center

Comprehensive—meaning that it has met NCI standards for cancer prevention, clinical services and research. 

As a result, Fox Chase physicians and researchers are frequently involved in setting new guidelines for breakthrough medicine and comprehensive care.

Fox Chase  continues its 40-plus year designation as an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center after again receiving reviews of excellent to outstanding from the NCI in 2016.

Individualized care as well as case management, social work services, support groups, and access to the Fox Chase Resource and Education Center.

Patient & Family Support

We understand that cancer care can affect the whole family. We offer an array of support services for patients and their families: Individualized care to manage the symptoms and side effects of cancer treatment, as well as case management, social work services, support groups, and access to the Fox Chase Resource and Education Center. 

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