Events at Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Dragon Boat Festival is a popular event every October

The Dragon Boat Festival happens along the Schuylkill River every October. Since the first event in 2002, festival participants and supporters have raised more than $1 million for Fox Chase. Thank you to the teams and all who support Fox Chase Cancer Center through this event.

Other Events

Special Events

From Paws for the Cause to Survivors Day, special events support Fox Chase Cancer Center and our patient community around the year.
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Support Groups

Emotional and rehabilitation support for patients, their families.
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News Releases

Fox Chase Researchers Reveal How Pancreatic Cancer Cells Sidestep Chemotherapy
(Jan 20, 2015)

Surprising link discovered between vitamin D receptors and tumor growth points the way to making therapy more effective.

Fox Chase Cancer Center Hosts 13th Annual Review Highlights of the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
(Jan 8, 2015)

January 15, 2015, at the Monaco Hotel in Philadelphia.

Jennifer Reese, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center
(Dec 29, 2014)

Dr. Reese will work on developing and evaluating interventions to improve sexual health and quality of life for cancer survivors. 


Press Releases 2014

Your support is critical to our success. Join us in our fundraising efforts and enjoy the exciting special events coming up.

Patient Classes

Support Groups

Support groups are a free service to the community and are offered to Fox Chase Cancer Center patients, their families and to people receiving treatment elsewhere.


Special Events

Take Part and Help Support Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia holds special events all year to provide cancer education and to benefit the Center. Funds raised go to cancer research, prevention and treatment at Fox Chase. We also partner with community groups to help raise cancer awareness and support. Please join us by taking part in the great events coming up. To learn more, please call our special events office at 215-728-3163.

Annual Holiday Train Show
Presented by TrainPops Attic
Every Saturday through January 31, 2015
315 Mill Street
Bristol, PA 19007

Looking for something fun to do this holiday season?  Stop by the Holiday Train Show hosted by Brian Adams every Saturday throughout January 31, 2015 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Enjoy and operate a variety of displays, including original Lionel trains.  Adult admission is $5, $2 for children ages 6-10 and children under 5 are free.  All proceeds support cancer research here at Fox Chase Cancer Center.  For more information or to make a reservation, contact Brian Adams at 215-788-2014 or  

Night for the Fight

February 21, 2015,  6PM
Merion Tribute House

625 Hazelhurst Ave.
Merion Station, PA 19066

Join the Main Line Chapter of the Board of Associates for Fox Chase Cancer Center for their first annual Night for the Fight formal event. The event will feature an evening of dinner, dancing, music, and philanthropy. The night includes live music and a silent auction and open giving will be held. The silent auction will feature many items such as sports tickets and memorabilia, spa and pampering packages, spectacular mini-getaways, and many more not to be missed! For any questions contact Nicole Klein at, or register and learn more.

Cooperstown- Hyde Park Tour
April 24-25, 2015
Cooperstown and Hyde Park, NY

Join the Marlyn Fein Chapter of the Board of Associates on an overnight trip to Cooperstown, New York. The first day will feature the Cooperstown-Baseball Hall of Fame Museum and dinner ending with a night at Best Western and breakfast in the morning. Day two will include a trip to Hyde Park, the FDR Presidential Library and Museum and Vanderbilt Mansion. $288 per person for both days and $50 by March 7, 2015 will reserve your spot. For more information contact Sharyn Litvin at 215-728-4797 or Elaine Kravitz at 215-913-9237.