Cancer Conversations Blog

June 19, 2018

Thyroid Nodules: What You Should Know

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Anytime a lump is discovered on your body, it can be scary. But for many people, lumps, or nodules, on the thyroid – the small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck– are not so unusual.

June 14, 2018

High School Students Present Research Findings at Immersion Science Program Symposium

By: Fox Chase Conversations

The Fox Chase Immersion Science Program (ISP) hosted a day-long symposium June 9, 2018,where 236 students from 6 area high schools presented data they spent the school year gathering. The research projects all focused on the effects of different dietary chemicals on fruit flies to identify foods that may interfere with targeted cancer treatments.

June 13, 2018

New Research Aims to Improve Ovarian Cancer Treatment

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Ovarian cancer is difficult to detect early because women often don’t feel any symptoms. By the time ovarian cancer is considered, the cancer may already be at an advanced stage, making it harder to treat.

What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer
June 6, 2018

What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Head and neck cancers – which are twice as common in men than women -  account for approximately 4 percent of all cancers in the United States. In fact, researchers estimated that in 2017, more than 65,000 men and women in the U.S. would be diagnosed with head and neck cancers.

June 4, 2018

Should You Get a Second Opinion for Your Cancer Treatment?

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Being diagnosed with cancer can be frightening and overwhelming. You want to do everything possible to set yourself up for treatment success. But it’s easy to question whether you’re doing everything right. 

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018
May 31, 2018

ASCO 2018 Fox Chase Speaker Schedule

By: Fox Chase Conversations

The Fox Chase agenda at the 2018 Annual ASCO Meeting June 1-5, 2018 in Chicago.

May 24, 2018

Sunscreen Smarts: 6 Things Everyone Should Know

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Here’s a shocking stat: Up to 1 in 5 Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that sunscreen can go a long way toward reducing your risk.

May 23, 2018

Step into Summer with these Sun Protection Tips

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Everybody loves the outdoors in the spring and summer. After a long winter of dark mornings and early dusk, come May, people crave sunlight! With the sun comes the responsibility of protecting your largest organ – the skin– from the sun’s damaging rays.


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