By The Numbers
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
Blue Distinction by Blue Cross
Fox Chase is a Blue Distinction Center for Cancer Treatment
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Philosophy of Care
Hearts Plus Minds, our team work is a philosophy.
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At Fox Chase Cancer Center, we are very proud of the many prestigious accreditations we have earned that demonstrate we deliver the highest quality in cancer care.
In addition, we take pride in both the national and regional rankings where Fox Chase is recognized among the top institutions for providing the best care.
- One of only 41 treatment centers in the nation designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute
- Rated a Top Place for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report
- Best Outcomes for Elective Surgery in Philadelphia, rates Consumer Reports
- A large percentage of Fox Chase Cancer Center Physicians are Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors
In selecting a physician or cancer center for yourself or your loved one, these quality measures may be important to you. The information on this page will help you better understand the rankings and accreditations Fox Chase has earned.
NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 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.More
Fox Chase Cancer Center Accreditations
Awards and Honors
Honored for Nursing Excellence
In September 2000, the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center became the nation's first comprehensive cancer center and Pennsylvania's first hospital to receive Magnet status for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which renewed this honor in 2004, 2009, and again in November 2013, making it the first hospital in Pennsylvania to have achieved three successful Magnet renewals.
Nobel Prize Laureates
Two Fox Chase scientists have won the Nobel Prize: Baruch Blumberg, for Physiology or Medicine in 1976 and Irwin "Ernie" Rose for Chemistry in 2004. Dr. Blumberg's work lead to the Hepatitis B vaccine, the first cancer vaccine in history. In addition to the Nobel, over the years Fox Chase researchers have won the most prestigious prizes for research awarded.More