Danielle Shafer, D.O., Joins Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Department of Medical Oncology
July 26, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsPHILADELPHIA (July 24, 2006) – Danielle Shafer, D.O., has become an attending physician in Fox Chase Cancer Center’s department of medical oncology. Shafer specializes in leukemia and other hematologic cancers.
Shafer completed a three-year fellowship in hematology and oncology at Fox Chase. She was chief fellow from July 2005 to June 2006.
Shafer received her bachelor of science degree from Michigan State University and earned her doctorate in osteopathic medicine in 1999 at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Loyal University Medical Center, serving as chief resident from 2002 to 2003.
A member of the Sigma Sigma Chi osteopathic honor society, Shafer was named Intern of the Year at Loyola. At Fox Chase, she received the Amgen Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Grant in 2005.
Fox Chase Cancer Center was founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as the nation’s first cancer hospital. In 1974, Fox Chase became one of the first institutions designated as a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. Fox Chase conducts basic, clinical, population and translational research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center’s web site at www.fccc.edu or call 1-888-FOX CHASE.