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Sarah Goodyear, M.D., Appointed Hospitalist At Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (July 24, 2006)-Sarah Goodyear, MD, has joined the department of medical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center as a hospitalist. The Fox Chase hospitalist service enhances the continuum of care by providing an additional level of support for patients who may be dealing with diseases in addition to cancer or suffering from complications of cancer or cancer treatments.

Goodyear received her bachelor of science degree from George Washington University and earned her doctorate in medicine in 2003 at Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Temple University Hospital.

Goodyear is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Pennsylvania Medical Society and the American Medical Association. She is also a member of the Montgomery County Medical Society, where she was named 2005 delegate to the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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