“There’s a whole new world that’s opening up. We have molecules to successfully treat cancer that didn’t even exist five years ago. We can treat a person and for many they have almost no side effects.”
- Eric M. Horwitz, MD, Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
An affiliate of Temple Health since July 1, 2012, Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States.
Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974.
Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.
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