Clinical Care

Facing Triple Negative Breast Cancer

With a strong family history of breast cancer, Linda knew she was at a high risk of getting the disease. So, Linda went on the offense, taking difficult steps to reduce her breast cancer risk. But even after these dramatic precautions, Linda still received a shocking diagnosis – triple negative breast cancer. A fighter by nature, Linda stood up to her cancer and inspired others to do the same.

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.

The Patient and Family Advisory Council

PFAC is a "voice" not only for patients who have received cancer treatment at Fox Chase Cancer Center, but their family members as well.

The council  serves as a resource to the health care team, providing the patient and family perspective on a wide variety of patient-related and research issues, including patient safety, staff engagement, program planning, services and policies.