Carlyn Tan, MD, Joins Department of Hematology/Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center

August 15, 2017

Carlyn Tan, MDCarlyn Tan, MDPHILADELPHIA (August 15, 2017) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Carlyn Tan, MD, who will join the Department of Hematology/Oncology.

Tan earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York before completing her residency in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. In 2014, she joined Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University for a three-year fellowship in hematology/oncology.

“Over the last three years, I’ve had the opportunity to see how special Fox Chase Cancer Center is,” Tan said. “I’m thrilled to continue my career here and look forward to working with my colleagues to move our department forward as we work to deliver the best possible care to our patients.”

Tan is Board Certified in internal medicine and Board eligible in hematology and medical oncology. She will begin her new role at Fox Chase on August 15, 2017.

“During her time at Fox Chase, Dr. Tan has shown her dedication and compassion to her patients.  She is an outstanding clinician and has developed considerable expertise in the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies and bone marrow transplantation,” said Martin J. Edelman, chair of the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Fox Chase. “We are fortunate that she will be continuing her care at Fox Chase and look forward to the contributions she will bring to the department and Fox Chase.  She will play an important role in our expanding program in bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy.”


The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and its affiliates (collectively “Fox Chase Cancer Center”), a member of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship and community outreach. 
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