Cancer Conversations Blog

February 1, 2016

Trainee Spotlight: Sanjeevani Arora, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

"As a doctoral student, I gained expertise in understanding the role of DNA repair mechanisms in chemotherapeutic resistance in cancer."

Andrea Forman
January 28, 2016

Ovarian Cancer Genetics: Many genes, many tests

By: Andrea Forman, MS, LCGC

While most women develop ovarian cancer due to a combination of age, environment, lifestyle, and hormonal factors, it is estimated that about 15% of ovarian cancer patients are born with a gene mutation that increases their chances of getting ovarian cancer.

December 7, 2015

Post-transplantation Relapse in Lymphomas

By: Stefan Barta, MD, MS, MRCP (UK)

If the lymphoma comes back (relapses) after having received a stem cell transplant, treatment options are very limited. Treatment of a post-transplant relapse is further complicated by residual side effects related to the transplant.

Tatiana Prudnikova, PhD
December 1, 2015

Trainee Spotlight: Tatiana Prudnikova, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

Tatiana Prudnikova, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Dr. Jon Chernoff’s Lab

"Only a few very lucky people are born knowing exactly what they want to be when they grow up."

Linara Gabitova
November 2, 2015

Trainee Spotlight: Linara Gabitova

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

Linara Gabitova
Graduate Student
Dr. Igor Astsaturov’s Lab

"During my second year of university, I became interested in cancer research.  After graduating, I wanted to continue my education and explore research further."

Ryan Henry, PhD
October 1, 2015

Trainee Spotlight: Ryan Henry, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

Ryan Henry, PhD​
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Andy Andrew’s Lab

September 10, 2015

What is the value of treatment options in precision oncology?

By: Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP

Efforts to address the rising cost of cancer treatment drugs dominate the national conversation about the use of precision medicine in oncology, but there are other, equally-important issues to consider.

Shawn Fahl, PhD
September 1, 2015

Trainee Spotlight: Shawn Fahl, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

Shawn Fahl, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Dave Wiest’s Lab