Congressman Boyle Announces Federal Funding for Fox Chase Cancer Center Research on Pancreatic Cancer
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ $236,146 federal funding award for Fox Chase Cancer Center for pancreatic cancer research.
“Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers we face, with only 20% of patients surviving one year and only 7% surviving five. I commend Fox Chase Cancer Center for their dedication to fighting this and many other deadly diseases. I’m proud to represent Fox Chase, an organization that is both a fixture of our Philadelphia community and a worldwide leader in cancer research and treatment. In Congress, I will continue doing all I can to help Fox Chase with its admirable mission.”
The funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Cancer Institute.