International Patients

International patients, please contact

Fox Chase Cancer Center values every patient and looks forward to scheduling your first visit. Patient services representatives from Fox Chase and Philadelphia International Medicine will help ease your way through the initial steps listed below. After your initial contact, a Fox Chase/PIM patient services representative will be assigned to assist you.

Traveling for cancer care is a significant decision for patients and their families. We understand the emotional and physical challenges a cancer diagnosis can impose, and how difficult it can be to decide to travel for medical services. Our entire team at Fox Chase is prepared to guide you every step of the way—making your journey as comfortable as possible.

Fox Chase has been devoted exclusively to adult cancer care since being founded in 1904. For decades, people from all over the world have sought treatment here. Today, we are ranked among the best U.S. hospitals for cancer care with outstanding survival outcomes, some of the nation’s top doctors, and access to state-of-the-art technology. We conduct an array of internationally recognized basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and community outreach. We are honored to serve you.

Our Services

Fox Chase is devoted exclusively to adult cancer care. Our board-certified physicians are experts in their fields and treat more cases of rare and common cancers than other hospitals. You can expect your physicians’ expertise to match the type of cancer you have. Cancers we treat include:

  • Breast
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Genitourinary
  • Gynecologic
  • Head and Neck
  • Hematology: Lymphoma, Leukemia and Myeloma
  • Lung
  •  Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
  • Neuro-Oncology (Brain)
  • Prostate
  • Sarcoma

Team and Approach

We are known for our multidisciplinary approach to treating every type of cancer. Our care teams meet regularly to evaluate and discuss individual patients and collaboratively design the best course of action for treatment. Patients are treated by as many different experts as are needed for their particular type of disease—including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, psychiatrists, and nurses.

Accurate Diagnosis

Our experienced pathologists utilize advanced technology to determine an accurate diagnosis and the extent of your disease (known as staging). Precise identification of cancer

Making an appointment if you are an international patient

Download the international patient services brochur[PDF].

For more information, e-mail or call  1-267-559-5544.