Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Claudia J. Kasales

PHILADELPHIA (January 20, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Claudia J. Kasales, MD, MHA, FACR, who will be joining the Department of Diagnostic Imaging as a professor on the academic clinician track.

Kasales comes to Fox Chase from Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where she was professor of radiology and vice chair of health system integration at their breast center and department of radiology. She received her medical degree from the Penn State College of Medicine.

Kasales completed her internship in internal medicine at Bryn Mawr Hospital, a residency in diagnostic radiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and a fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. For the last five years she has focused her practice on breast imaging.

Kasales has been awarded a number of grants and has presented at major international radiology meetings, including the American Roentgen Ray Society and the Radiological Society of North America. She has authored or coauthored several imaging-related book chapters and has been an invited guest lecturer on numerous occasions.

She is a member of the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Breast Imaging, and she is a Fellow in the American College of Radiology.

Kasales will begin work at Fox Chase on February 1, 2020.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer 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 is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. 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 six 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. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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