A Welcome Message from President Fisher
NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country.
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By The Numbers
National rankings, accreditations, awards. The numbers are in your favor.
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There is a growing body of evidence that an inherited mutation can increase the risk of developing cancer after exposure to asbestos – but simply having a genetic predisposition does not appear to be enough to induce the disease.
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Fox Chase was also cited as high performing in the areas of nephrology, urology, and gynecology, as well as a new area – ear, nose, and throat.
Fox Chase Cancer Center Commercials
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Your First Choice in Cancer Care
When you or someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, your first priority is finding the best course of treatment. We understand that you have many options for your care. In Philadelphia, Fox Chase Cancer Center is the only hospital solely focused on cancer.
Fox Chase has earned the prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. There are only 41 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country. Being treated at one of these centers first offers the best chance for successful treatment.
To prevail over cancer, marshaling heart and mind in bold scientific discovery, pioneering prevention, and compassionate care
A National Cancer Institute
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Top Treatment Options
Two Nobel Prizes
The Best Technology
The Best People
When choosing a doctor or hospital, there are many additional factors you may want to consider. For example, Fox Chase is ranked among the best hospitals for cancer care, has some of the nation’s top doctors, has attained outstanding survival outcomes, is actively involved in innovative research and offers access to state-of-the-art technology. More than that, the health care professionals at Fox Chase are compassionate professionals who individualize care and treatment for each patient.
For your convenience, this website offers you access to the important information that will help guide you through this challenging decision-making process. If you have any questions along the way, I encourage you to call us at 888 FOX CHASE to speak with one of our specially trained oncology nurses. We are here to help you.
Richard I. Fisher, MD
President and CEO,
Fox Chase Cancer Center