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Rishi Jain Joins the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center

November 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (November 30, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Rishi Jain, MD, MS, DABOM, as an assistant professor in the Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Program.

Jain is a 2017 graduate of the Fox Chase/Temple University Fellowship Training Program. He is currently an assistant professor within the GI Medical Oncology Program at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Prior to his fellowship at Fox Chase, Jain completed a residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. In addition, he holds a MS in Human Nutrition from Columbia University and he is board certified in Obesity Medicine. His primary research will focus on the intersections between nutrition and cancer.

As an alumnus of the hematology/oncology fellowship program returning to Fox Chase as a faculty member, Jain will join a group that includes many distinguished physicians, including Igor Astsaturov, MD, PhD, co-leader of the Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute, Hossein Borghaei, DO, MS, chief of the Division of Thoracic Medical Oncology, Crystal Denlinger, MD, FACP, chief of the Division of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, and several others.

Jain will begin seeing patients at Fox Chase on December 1.

       

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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