Prevention & Screening

Regular screening may help detect cancer at its earliest stages when the chance of a cure is at its highest.

Fox Chase Cancer Center offers a full range of traditional and advanced screening options:

Breast Cancer As a national breast cancer research center, Fox Chase a team of diagnostic radiologists who specialize in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment using state-of-the-art breast imaging techniques, such as digital mammography.

Gastrointestinal Cancer Gastrointestinal cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer.  Our gastroenterologists are experienced at performing high-quality colonoscopies. Fox Chase offers Open Access Endoscopy services for referring physicians to expedite scheduling routine screening procedures, and the Philadelphia area’s broadest array of endoscopic techniques. And, when conditions make a standard colonoscopy risky, Fox Chase Diagnostic Imaging can step in with CT Colonography, a new way to examine the colon without requiring an anesthetic.

Lung Cancer For individuals at high risk, Fox Chase offers cancer screening to detect signs of cancer. Using new technology, we offer less invasive diagnostic lung procedures.

Genitourinary Cancer Most early prostate cancers cause no symptoms and are found early by screening tests. Fox Chase uses the most advanced screening tools to diagnose cancer early and accurately.

Melanoma and Skin Cancers Skin cancer is very treatable when caught early. Our multi-specialty skin cancer team offers screenings for a wide variety of skin cancer types.

Diagnostic Imaging 

Fox Chase Cancer Center is a recognized leader in medical imaging services. We offer a comprehensive range of radiology services using the latest technology to provide our patients with superior service for diagnostic imaging, staging, or determining the extent of the cancer, and cancer treatment planning. Our team of radiology experts offers digital mammography, MRI, CT scan or CAT scan, PET scan, digital X-ray, nuclear medicine and ultrasound.

Call 888-369-2427 to schedule an appointment, or request an appointment online.

Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing

Fox Chase offers a Risk Assessment Program for individuals and families at risk for cancer and those with cancer. Our team of physicians, nurses and genetic counselors provides clinical and genetic evaluation and testing, screening and cancer risk-reduction services. To contact Fox Chase about these programs call 877-627-9684.

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