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Clinical Trials at Fox Chase Cancer Center

For more on clinical trials at Fox Chase Cancer Center or to find a study, call 1-888-FOX CHASE
(1-888-369-2427).

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Physicians and researchers can access our Protocol Information Management System (PIMS) to check availability and eligibility of Fox Chase Cancer Center clinical trial protocols.

Protocol Office

215-728-2983

The Protocol Office coordinates and maintains all clinical trials conducted at Fox Chase, including national studies and those unique to the Center. Fox Chase participates in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, Gynecologic Oncology Group, Southwestern Oncology Group, National Cancer Institute and private pharmaceutical companies. For information on available trials or to enroll a patient, call the above number.

Referral

1-888-369-2427

To refer a patient, either you or your patient can use our online form to request a first visit to Fox Chase Cancer Center. The new patient appointments staff will contact your patient to schedule the an appointment and obtain the necessary pre-registration information. Patients are asked to bring all treatment records including slides, tissue blocks, X-rays and scans to the first appointment. This helps avoid repeat tests or delays in treatment recommendations. For questions, or to register by phone, call 1-888-369-2427.

Experience Matters

Our nationally ranked doctors are experts in clinical research and design. For us, staying at the forefront of cancer treatment means we develop innovative strategies that give us new insights about cancer. For you, being at the forefront of cancer care means access to these promising treatments and expert knowledge.

We offer you the latest advancements because we conduct the research. In doing so, we follow strict guidelines to protect you and to offer the best cancer treatment options for you. We encourage you to talk to your doctor about whether a clinical trial is right for you.

Patients Come First

At Fox Chase, our Institutional Review Board (IRB) conducts an in-depth review of all clinical trials at our institution. This review ensures the protection of our volunteer clinical trial participants. Fox Chase was among the first institutions to earn national accreditation for its management and review of clinical trials.

For more information about clinical trials at Fox Chase Cancer Center or to find a study, call 1-888-FOX CHASE (1-888-369-2427).


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