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Fox Chase East Norriton: What You Should Know About our New Outpatient Facility

June 25, 2018

Located on the campus of Suburban Community Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center East Norriton – Hospital Outpatient Center offers access to Fox Chase’s specialized team of providers in a community setting, allowing individuals to be treated closer to home.

To find out more about Fox Chase East Norriton, please see the answers to frequently asked questions below.

Q: What services are offered at Fox Chase East Norriton?

Fox Chase East Norriton currently offers:

  • Surgical Consultations for Most Cancer Types:  For patients who have been diagnosed with cancer, or who have received abnormal test results, Fox Chase East Norriton’s surgical oncologists offer clinical experience and comprehensive care plans.
  • Consultations for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Fox Chase East Norriton offers appointments with our skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeons. These physicians address the physical changes that result from cancer treatment.
  • Radiation Oncology Services: Fox Chase radiation oncologists treat all types of cancer, and offer many treatment options. Your doctor will work with you to determine the best treatment for your disease and lifestyle.
  • Hematology/ Oncology Services: Fox Chase physicians treat most types of cancer and benign blood conditions. The center provides many hematology and medical oncology services, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy.
  • Genetic Counseling and Testing: Genetic counseling and testing looks at genetic factors that may increase your risk of getting cancer. Individuals will meet one-on-one with a genetic counselor. The counselor will then decide if the individual should receive genetic testing. If so, the counselor will order testing, discuss the results, and discuss screening options.
  • Access to Clinical Trials and Research Studies: Patients at Fox Chase East Norriton can participate in clinical trials offered at Fox Chase Main Campus.
  • Support Services: Fox Chase Cancer Center and Suburban Community Hospital offer a full spectrum of support services to patients treated at Fox Chase East Norriton.
  • Nurse Navigation: When patients make their first appointment at Fox Chase East Norriton, one of Fox Chase’s clinically-trained nurse navigators will connect with them to:
    • Make sure they are scheduled for the appropriate appointment
    • Speed up their care when possible
    • Answer clinical questions about their diagnosis leading up to their first appointment
    • Educate them about our support services

Q: What services will be offered at Fox Chase East Norriton in the future?

In the future, Fox Chase will offer clinical trials onsite at Fox Chase East Norriton.

Q: Are the doctors at Fox Chase East Norriton affiliated with Fox Chase?

All doctors at Fox Chase East Norriton are on Fox Chase Cancer Center’s medical staff. Patients being treated at Fox Chase East Norriton will receive the same quality of care as they would at our main campus.

Fox Chase East Norriton physicians also participate in Fox Chase tumor boards. During these meetings, physicians and medical professionals with different specialties review unusual and/or challenging cases. By participating in tumor boards, physicians are able to consider additional treatment options for their patients and stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in cancer care.

Q: Can current Fox Chase patients receive portions of their care at Fox Chase East Norriton?

Current patients may be able to receive portions of their care at Fox Chase East Norriton. Individuals interested in this option should consult with their Fox Chase provider.

Q: Can I have my surgical procedure performed at Fox Chase East Norriton?

At this time, all surgical procedures are performed at Fox Chase Main Campus. However, pre-surgical consultations and additional treatments (infusion, radiation, etc.) are offered at Fox Chase East Norriton.

Q: Will my insurance cover visits and procedures performed at Fox Chase East Norriton?

 Services performed at Fox Chase East Norriton will be billed from Fox Chase Cancer Center. We recommend that new patients call their insurance company before their first appointment to find out if Fox Chase is part of their provider network. You can also visit our insurance and financial information page or call 215-728-3162 for more information on insurance plans accepted at Fox Chase. 

Q: How do I schedule an appointment at Fox Chase East Norriton?

You can schedule an appointment for all services other than genetic counseling and testing by calling 888-FOX-CHASE (888-369-2427) and asking for Fox Chase East Norriton. Or, you can fill out our online appointment form.

To schedule an appointment for genetic counseling and testing, call 877-627-9684.

Q: Where is Fox Chase East Norriton located?

Fox Chase East Norriton is located on the campus of Suburban Community Hospital at 2701 Dekalb Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401.

Q: How do I find directions to Fox Chase East Norriton?

Please visit our East Norriton directions page for more details.

       

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. 
For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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