Member Spotlight: July 2018

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute

At Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, more than 450 doctors, researchers, nurses, and technicians care for thousands of patients each year.

The center unites clinicians and researchers in Taussig Cancer Institute and in Cleveland Clinic’s 26 other clinical and surgical institutes, as well as cancer specialists at regional hospitals, health centers, and at Cleveland Clinic Florida.

It provides a range of services to patients including clinical trials and internationally-recognized cancer research efforts.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple Health

Fox Chase Cancer CenterFounded in Philadelphia in 1904, Fox Chase Cancer Center was one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals and one of the first to earn the comprehensive designation from the National Cancer Institute in 1974. It became part of the Temple University Health System in 2012.

Fox Chase was the center of the research that helped to establish the field of cancer genetics and the development of Gleevec, a treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia.

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University

kimmelThe Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia has been a National Cancer Institute-designated center since 1996.

Founded in 1991 as a stand-alone center with a staff of 30, it has grown to comprise 32 hospitals within its cancer network and practices staffed by hundreds of oncology researchers and physicians from around the globe.

The Sidney Kimmel Center Consortium includes Drexel University and Lankenau Institute for Medical Research.

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