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A sample of some of  Fox Chase Cancer Center's accreditations.

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Temple-Fox Chase Bone Marrow Transplant Program Earns Reaccreditation by FACT Accreditation

(October 2014)

The Temple-Fox Chase Bone Marrow Transplant Program recently earned reaccreditation for three years from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). This achievement reaffirms the expertise and dedication of the faculty and the high quality of care provided to patients through the hematology program. FACT is the only accrediting organization that addresses all quality aspects of cellular therapy treatments: clinical care, donor management, cell collection, cell processing, cell storage and banking, cell transportation, cell administration, cell selection, and cell release.

Clinical Trials

Full Accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)

Fox Chase Cancer Center Becomes First Hospital in Pa., N.J. and Del. to Receive Prestigious Accreditation Associated with Human Research Protection
(Aug 5, 2004)

NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 45 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country. Fox Chase physicians and researchers are frequently involved in setting new guidelines for breakthrough medicine and comprehensive care. 


Fox Chase has Commission on Cancer Accreditation

Fox Chase Cancer Center is accredited by the
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.


NAPBC Accreditation

Fox Chase Cancer Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) of the American College of Surgeons.


Fox Chase’s Breast Cancer Treatment Program Earns Prestigious NAPBC Accreditation for the Third Time
(Aug 20, 2015)



Accredited by the American College of Radiolgy (ACR)The Department of Radiation Oncology main campus, Buckingham and the KOP-AUA facility have all received accreditation from the American College of Radiology.

This is a tremendous accomplishment in our ongoing effort to assure that we meet the highest national quality standards and provide the best care for our patients.

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Fox Chase Cancer Center has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for mammography, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided biopsy, and stereotactic biopsy.


Blue Distinction by Blue Cross

Fox Chase Cancer Center has been designated as one of the Blue Distinction CentersSM for Complex and Rare Cancers by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Independence Blue Cross. The designation is for esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer, rectal cancer, bladder cancer, head and neck cancer, thyroid cancer and soft tissue sarcoma.


LCA Screening Center of Excellence

Screening Center of Excellence for Lung CancerThe Lung Cancer Alliance has named Fox Chase Cancer Center an LCA Screening Center of Excellence for Lung Cancer.


ANCC Magnet® Designation

Honored for Nursing Excellence

Magnet status means recogized excellence in nursingIn September 2000, the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center became the nation's first comprehensive cancer center and Pennsylvania's first hospital to receive ANCC Magnet® designation  for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which renewed this honor in 2004, 2009, and again in 2013, making it the first hospital in Pennsylvania to have achieved two successful Magnet renewals.


Fox Chase is CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accredited

Organizations that are accredited to the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ demonstrate a commitment to improving the health and lives of their employees and their family members by maintaining a culture that fosters healthy lifestyles and provides support when a diagnosis of cancer becomes a reality.  Fox Chase Cancer Center and other accredited members offer benefits and programs that lower the risk of cancer, detect it earlier, and provide access to high-quality treatment, including clinical trials.
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Fox Chase Cancer Center Day-Care Receives National NAEYC Accreditation

In November 2007, Creative Beginnings, the child-development program for children of Fox Chase Cancer Center employees, became one of the first early-childhood programs to earn accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) under the revised standards. NAEYC is the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals. More