Gastrointestinal Cancer Patient Care Team

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Whether you've been diagnosed with gastrointestinal disease, are at increased risk of disease, or have cancer, you have access to some of the area's finest physicians at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Steven J. Cohen, MD, Chief, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Steven J. Cohen, MD, Chief, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Minhhuyen T. Nguyen, MD, AGAF, Director, Clinical Gastroenterology

Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Nurse Navigators
Norma Fenerty,

Catherine MacFarland,


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Fox Chase offers gastrointestinal cancer patients access to a multispecialty team of doctors and other medical professionals specializing in gastrointestinal cancer.

We provide cutting-edge endoscopic services to diagnose, cure, or palliate disease anywhere in the GI tract.

Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Nurse Navigators

Patients who come to the Center for treatment are offered individualized, compassionate care with a focus on wellness, stress reduction and quality of life and access to our full scope of research opportunities, with a personal guide to help the patient navgate the details.

Norma Fenerty, BSN, RN-BC, OCN

Norma FenertyGastrointestinal Cancer Nurse Navigator

Fenerty has been at FCCC for her entire nursing career. She initially worked as a staff nurse on both medical and surgical oncology floors. The majority of her career here has been in case management.  Moving into her position as a Nurse Navigator has been a natural transition.  


Catherine MacFarland, RN, BSN, OCN

Gastrointestinal Cancer Nurse Navigator

"As GI Nurse Navigator my role as educator has expanded to include helping patients weigh options, make considered decisions about their treatment and advocating for their particular needs. The GI Team's goal is always to ease the transition from diagnosis to treatment."


Debbie Seremelis-Scanlon RN, BSN, OCN, CHPN

Gastrointestinal Cancer Nurse Navigator

"It is very rewarding to be in a position to assist a patient and their family with a diagnosis of cancer."