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Lymphoma: Choosing the Experts at Fox Chase

Dr. Michael Styler offers the latest therapies for lymphoma patients in the Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program.Dr. Michael Styler offers the latest therapies for lymphoma patients in the Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with lymphoma, it is natural to have many concerns and questions about your next steps. At Fox Chase Cancer Center, we have provided a comprehensive approach to lymphoma diagnosis, treatment, and support for more than 100 years, and we have a high level of expertise and specialization in treating the many subtypes of this disease.

We draw upon the nationally renowned experience of our multidisciplinary medical team as we tailor a treatment plan that is unique to you. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to provide the most thorough and personalized care as well as access to innovative therapies and clinical trials.

Your dedicated team includes not only hematopathologists, physicians, surgeons, researchers, and nurses, but also nurse navigators, social workers, and other specialized staff members that provide emotional support and help patients identify appropriate coping strategies.

Why Choose Fox Chase for Lymphoma Treatment?

 

  • Fox Chase has received the highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education. This means that our lymphoma patients receive sophisticated care with a wide range of state-of-the-art treatment options.
  • Our multidisciplinary team of oncologists provides a full spectrum of care for every type and stage of lymphoma — from detection through survivorship. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care to you and your family, including state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment, vigilant follow-up care, referrals to community resources and support, and much more.
  • Fox Chase’s specialized team of hematopathologists (pathologists who focus on blood cancers and their diagnoses) have extensive experience diagnosing the specific subtypes of lymphoma and other blood cancers. These specialists are not available at all healthcare centers and are a key component for accurate diagnosis of lymphoma.
  • The Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program is a national leader in performing bone marrow transplants for patients with lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma, and other blood cancers.
  • Fox Chase physicians conduct numerous clinical trials for the treatment of lymphoma, offering access to emerging therapies that may not be available anywhere else. The results of studies conducted by Fox Chase researchers and oncologists have been crucial in advancing our understanding of cancer diagnosis and treatment around the world.
  • Since 2000, the Fox Chase nursing department has held a Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Magnet Recognition Program is regarded as the nation’s highest standard for excellence in nursing, with less than 10 percent of hospitals nationwide attaining this designation.
  • Fox Chase physicians and investigators have received numerous awards and honors, including Nobel Prizes in medicine and chemistry. They are at the forefront of developing new treatments that can improve survival rates and quality of life.
  • Studies show that patients who begin treatment at a hospital that specializes in cancer, like Fox Chase, have a better chance at survival.
“At Fox Chase, you’re evaluated by oncologists on a multidisciplinary team who are at the cutting-edge of their field. This includes hematopathologists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists who specialize in lymphoma. We have a lot of experts putting their minds together to make sure we’re helping our patients achieve the best possible outcomes.”

Shazia Nakhoda, MD, Medical Oncologist

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