Awards and Honors 2008

Fox Chase Cancer Center's Ning Wong Receives ASCO Cancer Foundation Career Development Award

Yu-Ning Wong, MD, MSCE


PHILADELPHIA (May 13, 2008) - The American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Foundation selected Yu-Ning Wong, MD, MSCE, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, as one of 13 clinicians to receive a 2008 Career Development Award. Career Development Awards are presented to physicians in their second, third or fourth year as full-time faculty members in an academic setting. This award marks the third time ASCO has honored Wong's accomplishments since she began her career in oncology in 2002. Read more »

Fox Chase Earns Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers Designation

Blue Distinction Center


PHILADELPHIA (October 1, 2008) — Fox Chase Cancer Center has been designated as one of the Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. With complex and rare cancers comprising approximately 15 percent of new cancer cases each year, it is difficult for patients to locate and/or research facilities that specialize in this area – the Blue Distinction designation helps patients identify institutions with expertise in this specialty.
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