Fox Chase Cancer Center News

An International Look at Nursing

A nursing mentor and her former protégé—both from Germany—reunited in the United States in mid-March 2023 to discuss the future of the nursing profession and to explore potential collaborations that will help move the profession forward.


Local Car Dealer Helps ‘Kick Cancer to the Curb’

PHILADELPHIA (January 10, 2024) — Local car dealer Gary Barbera (pictured, sixth from left) joined with his staff and customers in their “Kick Cancer to the Curb” campaign to support Fox Chase Cancer Center. He visited Fox Chase in December to present a check for $10,000 to Fox Chase President and CEO Robert Uzzo, MD, MBA, FACS.


Falls No Longer Come Every Year at Fox Chase – Huntingdon Pike

PHILADELPHIA (December 21, 2023) —On November 8, 2023, the entire team at Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Huntingdon Pike ambulatory care clinic celebrated 365 days of successfully preventing patient falls. While falls were never common at HP, the nursing staff developed a home-grown recipe for fall prevention that included both new procedures and an overall dedication to finding and eliminating potential hazards. As a result, they have gone fall-free for an entire year.