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Moonshot Summit

Cancer Moonshot Summit

On Wednesday, June 29, Fox Chase Cancer Center hosted the official Cancer Moonshot Summit for the mid-Atlantic region featuring a live-streamed address by Vice President Joe Biden, and thought leaders in oncology brought together to discuss how to eradicate cancer. Learn more about the day’s events.

Fox Chase-Temple BMT Program Named a Blue Distinction Center

Temple University Hospital earned the status of a “Blue Distinction Center for Transplants” by Blue Cross Blue Shield, in recognition of the Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program’s expertise in performing adult bone marrow transplants. The Fox Chase-Temple BMT Program has performed more than 1,500 transplants.

Alfred G. Knudson Jr., MD, PhD

Knudson's "Two-Hit" Theory

Geneticist and physician Alfred G. Knudson Jr., MD, PhD (August 9, 1922 – July 10, 2016) won the Kyoto Prize and the Lasker award for his Two-Hit Theory of Cancer Causation.

Knudson's powerful insights into the development of cancer hold implications for both cancer treatment and prevention.