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.
This year it was November 7, 2015 (rain date rescheduled from October 3, 2015).

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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News Releases

Community Educators Present Findings on How to Bring Colorectal Cancer Information to Underserved Latino Communities
(Nov 13, 2015)

The findings were presented at the American Association of Cancer Research Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved in Atlanta on Nov. 13-16, 2015.

ONC201 Suppresses Growth Among Various Breast Cancer Cell Types
(Nov 6, 2015)

Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center – Temple Health presented these findings at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Boston from
Nov. 5-9, 2015.

Fox Chase Cancer Center Hosts Together Facing Lung Cancer with Special Guest Denise Nakano
(Nov 5, 2015)

Thursday, November 19, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm, in the Fox Chase Cafeteria (333 Cottman Avenue in Philadelphia, Pa). Dinner will be served.

Temple University Hospital Named “Blue Distinction Center for Transplants” for its Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program
(Nov 6, 2015)

Blue Cross Blue Shield recognized the Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program’s expertise in performing adult bone marrow transplants.

Intense, Short-Term Radiation Therapy Safely and Effectively Treats Breast Cancer
(Oct 20, 2015)



Press Releases 2015

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

IBC Meeting 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
10 am 

Conference Room W200, West Building 
Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Institutional Biosafety Committee at Fox Chase (IBC) meets regularly. These meetings are open to the public.

Together Facing Lung Cancer 2015

Together Facing Lung Cancer

A free program for patients and caregivers 

November 19, 2015
6-8 pm


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.

Run, Walk, and Play for Fox Chase

Athletic fundraising eventsEvery spring, various cancer advocacy organizations host walks, runs, and special events throughout the Philadelphia region to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. 

Many employees from Fox Chase as well as other entities within TUHS help to lead and take part in these community events.

Join them to support Fox Chase Cancer Center.


2015 Holiday Party
Main Line Chapter of the Board of Associates

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 6:30-8:30 pm
Southern Cross Kitchen
8 E First Avenue
Conshohocken, PA

Join the Main Line Chapter of the Board of Associates for their holiday party. Jingle and Mingle for a great cause. Tickets are $20 (and 1200% tax deductible) and include appetizers, a martini tasting and live music.

Purchase tickets