Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Fox Chase Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer center for research, physician training and patient care. The Center was formed in 1974 with the merger of the first cancer hospital, American Oncologic Hospital and the Institute for Cancer Research. Today, Fox Chase Cancer Center located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metro area is a leading research, patient treatment and physician training center. Research takes place in more than 80 labs within the Center and employs more than 325 physicians and scientists.

Address
333 Cottman Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497
E-mail
Lisa.Bailey@fccc.edu
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Researchers give mutants another chance

Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have demonstrated that it might be possible to treat genetic diseases, including some forms of cancer, by "rescuing" the misshapen, useless proteins produced by some mutant genes.

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