Cancer Conversations Blog

Betsy Plimack  at ASCO 2016
July 13, 2016

2016 ASCO Recap

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Fox Chase Doctors attended ASCO Meeting, June 2016. 

July 11, 2016

Remembering Alfred G. Knudson

By: Fox Chase Conversations

July 10, 2016, America lost a great scientist and Fox Chase Cancer Center lost a longtime friend and colleague with the passing of Alfred G. Knudson, MD, PhD, who died at home Sunday at the age of 93 after a long illness. Dr. Knudson was one of the giants in oncology, a scientist who completely and fundamentally changed the way we think about the origins of cancer.  

July 5, 2016

Why Should You Protect Your Skin from the Sun this Summer?

By: Fox Chase Today

During the summer months, chances are you will be spending more time outdoors. In order to protect your skin from sun damage, Fox Chase Cancer Center specialists advise you to become familiar with the early signs of skin cancer.

Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fox Chase, June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fox Chase: Watch it Here

By: Fox Chase Today

Watch the Region 3 Summit from Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 7:30 am to 12:15 pm

Maria Radu, MD, PhD
June 28, 2016

Trainee Spotlight: Maria Radu, MD, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

"I feel strongly about the need to spread the word about the amazing world of science and discoveries and I plan to do my share in communicating various science advances by participating in career talks, seminars or scientific forums."

June 28, 2016

A New Phase 2 Clinical Trial for Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

By: Fox Chase Today

As a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center offers our patients the most advanced treatment options through clinical trials, many of which are not readily available elsewhere. Our nationally ranked doctors specialize in the development of these studies — specifically phase 1 and 2 trials.

June 10, 2016

High School Students Present Research through Fox Chase’s Immersion Science Program

By: Fox Chase Conversations

The primary goal of the Immersion Science program is to provide comprehensive science research training to high school students to prepare them for future careers in science and health.

June 8, 2016

Dr. Stephanie Weiss on Fox29

By: Fox Chase Conversations

May, 2016 - Fox Chase radiation oncologist Stephanie Weiss appeared on Fox29 Good Day Philadelphia to discuss the potential use of the polio virus to treat aggressive brain tumors (glioblastoma). This experimental treatment recently received FDA breakthrough status.