About the Robert C. Young, MD, Pavilion
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The Facilities of the Women's Cancer Center
at the Fox Chase Cancer Center Robert C. Young, MD, Pavilion
The Center offers the best possible experience, physically and emotionally, for a woman faced with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our Breast Evaluation Center is within feet of diagnosis and treatment areas for gynecological cancers. Surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists work side-by-side to create individualized comprehensive treatment plans for every patient.
An expanded capacity to serve more women every year
- 13 individual exam rooms and 1 procedure room
- 3 separate consult rooms with comfortable seating and space for families to participate in consultations
- Medical and research staff that includes nationally recognized experts in breast, ovarian, and other forms of gynecological cancers and trailblazers in the development of established cancer care treatments
- An expanded radiation oncology department makes it one of the largest academic radiation oncology programs on the East Coast.
- Imaging capabilities that include two fully digital mammography units and ultrasound equipment that makes full body scans available in one space
- Stereotactic breast biopsy, a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure for assessing breast abnormalities
- DEXA scan to measure bone density
- A private Patient Education Center Resource Education Center (REC)
- Close proximity to surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy facilities
- The capacity to serve many more women every year
The Center also serves as a research facility, where the nation's leading researchers work to develop new technologies and protocols.