November 28, 2018
Cancer Staging: Why It’s Important And Why Accuracy Matters
If you’re diagnosed with cancer, one of the most important things you’ll learn is your cancer’s stage. It’s a way of describing how much cancer is in your body and where the cancer is located. “That knowledge is crucial since doctors need to know your... read more
November 20, 2018
Pancreatic Cancer In the Family: What To Know About Your Risk
If someone in your family has had pancreatic cancer, you may wonder, “Am I at risk for it too?” Some cancers do have genetic ties, and pancreatic cancer is one of them. It is a possible risk factor that shouldn’t be ignored. “Sometimes having multiple... read more
November 17, 2018
Surgical Consultations Now Available in Fox Chase’s East Norriton Offi...
Urologic oncology surgeons Marc C. Smaldone, MD, MSHP, FACS, and David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS, now have office hours at Fox Chase Cancer Center’s new Montgomery County location in East Norriton. “Because one of us will be there each week, we can give patients... read more
November 13, 2018
Hope for Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is notoriously challenging to diagnose and treat. Now that researchers are learning more about the disease, treatment options are expanding, and The Marvin and Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute at Fox Chase Cancer Center is at... read more
November 13, 2018
Finding the Right Words to Talk About Cancer
When someone we know is diagnosed with cancer, many of us don’t know what to say—and fear saying the wrong thing. Suddenly, we’re speaking in metaphors. We talk about warriors and survivors. They’re heroes fighting a cancer battle. Cancer patients... read more
November 13, 2018
Cryosurgery’s Clinical Benefit: Delays Needed for Hormone Therapy for...
A recent Fox Chase Cancer Center study showed that 80 percent of men who have cryoablation surgery for recurrent prostate cancer can safely delay the start of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for two or more years and, as a result, avoid the risk of... read more