Resource and Education Center (REC)

Resource and Education Center

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Every day, people find valuable information at the
Resource and Education Center.

The Resource and Education Center (REC) is a patient and family learning center.

The REC provides accurate and reliable information to cancer patients and their families, high-risk individuals,
as well as the staff of Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Three Locations to Better Serve Patients
and their Families

Come visit us!
Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The REC has three locations:

  • in the Robert C. Young, MD, Pavilion, front lobby area by the glass mural wall (staffed by health educators),
  • in the CRU waiting area of the Outpatient Department, just beyond the fireplace (staffed by health educators), and
  • an informational area in the Women's Cancer Center.

You can also call us at

E-mail your questions
using our
secure e-mail form

Our staff is here to help you find information about cancer risk, prevention, screening, and treatment including clinical trials. If you need support services, they can also refer you to other Fox Chase departments and programs or to local and national organizations.

REC Resources include:

  • Trained Health Educators to help you!
  • Internet access with highlighted, reviewed websites
  • Interactive computer programs, DVDs and CD-ROMs
  • Audio and Video tapes
  • Brochures, fact sheets, and newsletters covering a variety of health and cancer-related topics
  • Health and cancer-related textbooks
  • Community resources
  • Information about other Fox Chase Cancer Center services and programs, including


All materials and services are provided free of charge to REC visitors.

  • The Resource and Education Center (REC) is open to all Fox Chase Cancer Center patients, their families, staff, and the general public.
  • Visit us Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Call us at 215-214-1618
  • E-mail your questions to