Fox Chase Cancer Center Endowed Chairs
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—Miriam N. Lango, MD
Head and Neck Oncology
Hear from researchers why endowing a chair is so important to Fox Chase Cancer Center research, and to our patients.
See the video (7 min 25 sec)
This chair was established in 2012 by Carol and Louis Della Penna, two of Fox Chase Cancer Center's most generous and committed friends. Through this gift, the Della Pennas have transformed their own personal experience with cancer into the promise of future advancements in research, education, and patient care. This chair supports an outstanding leader in the field of head and neck oncology who represents the highest standards of excellence.
John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief, Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Ridge came to Fox Chase in 1991.
As a researcher, he has played a major role in the development and execution of important clinical trials that have led to improvements in quality of life for many patients with head and neck cancer.
How the Della Penna chairs were created. (May, 2013)
For information about how to support Fox Chase's endowed funds, please contact:
Senior Director, Major and Planned Gifts
Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111