Personal Toiletries

If you run out of personal toiletries, you may arrange to buy them at the Hospital gift shop. Ask your nurse to make arrangements.


A staff member or volunteer will deliver your incoming mail to your room once a day. You may give your outgoing mail to your nurse.

Phone Calls

You may use your bedside telephone for local and toll free calls without charge. You pay only for long-distance calls. Your family and friends may call you directly between 8 am and 9 pm every day.

To call an outside local number, dial 9 after you hear the dial tone and then dial your area code and number. To call long-distance, dial 9, then 0 and the operator will assist you. Long-distance charges will be billed directly to your home phone.

Cell phones are permitted for use by patients and their visitors.


Television service is available in your room at a nominal fee.

Free Wireless

Wireless Internet service is available throughout the Fox Chase Cancer Center campus. There is an open connection for patients and other visitors. No registration or password is required. In your laptop's list of available wireless connections, choose FCCCguest.