Philip A. Pancari, MD, Joins the Fox Chase–Temple University Hospital BMT Program

PHILADELPHIA (June 24, 2016) — Philip A. Pancari, MD, has joined the department of hematology/oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, providing additional physician support for the Fox Chase Cancer Center–Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program.

“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Pancari into the BMT program. His experience and wealth of knowledge in the field of hematology will be an asset to our growing group of top-notch physicians,” said Henry C. Fung, MD, FRCPE, vice chair of hematology at Fox Chase and director of the Fox Chase–Temple University Hospital BMT Program.

Pancari is a licensed, board-certified physician. He earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. After earning his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, Pancari worked as an internal medicine intern, and later as a resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. In 2013, he became a hematology/oncology fellow at Temple University and Fox Chase Cancer Center.

“Having worked at Fox Chase for the past three years as a hematology/oncology fellow, I’ve enjoyed treating patients using the Center’s multidisciplinary approach,” Pancari said. “It’s been beneficial to me as a physician to complete a fellowship in this type of team environment, and I think it’s also been beneficial to patients. I’m honored to continue my work in the Temple Health System.”

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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