Cancer Conversations Blog

Daniel Sultanov
April 1, 2018

Trainee Spotlight: Daniel Sultanov

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

"Being at FCCC has been a unique opportunity to continue my previous studies on the interaction of PARP-1 and damaged chromatin. My current work focuses on how nucleosomes are remodeled by PARP-1 near double-stranded DNA breaks, which is a completely new action for PARP-1. As PARP-1 is a recently approved therapeutic target in BRCA1-deficient breast and ovarian cancer, I believe that my findings will help improve existing anti-cancer therapies."

Do You need a colonoscopy?
March 30, 2018

Is It Time to Get a Colonoscopy? Find Out.

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Nobody really looks forward to getting a colonoscopy. But, keeping up with routine colonoscopies is an essential part of a person’s overall health.

March 23, 2018

‘Is My Cancer Coming Back?’ How to Cope with the Fear of a Recurrence

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Cancer survivors share many things, including this: a fear that their cancer will return. It’s a worry that, ironically, often surfaces at what should be an occasion for relief—the end of active treatment. But that’s exactly when cancer survivors see their doctors less frequently and may feel adrift and anxious.

March 16, 2018

Talking With Your Child About Cancer

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Telling your child that someone they know or love has cancer may be one the hardest thing you’ll ever do as a parent. And out of love, your first instinct may be to protect your child by keeping the diagnosis to yourself.

March 15, 2018

How to Find Trusted Information About a Cancer Diagnosis

By: Fox Chase Conversations

If you or a loved one is facing cancer, one of your first reactions may be to go online. After all, the internet is awash in information about cancer and its treatments, from ads to news stories to government websites.

March 14, 2018

The Latest in Imaging and Prostate Biopsy Technology is at Fox Chase

By: Updates in Urologic Oncology

Novel surgical and radiation techniques are making it easier for some patients with prostate cancer to prolong their lives following treatment. By employing the most modern clinical tools, Fox Chase Cancer Center offers the latest in imaging and prostate biopsy technology to improve patient care.

March 14, 2018

Urologic Oncology Winter Presentations

By: Updates in Urologic Oncology

Below are a few speaking accomplishments from members of the Fox Chase Urologic Oncology surgical team in the first part of 2018.

March 14, 2018

Fox Chase Proud: Lisa Erickson, Senior Medical Secretary

By: Updates in Urologic Oncology

Lisa Erickson is honored to work for such a dedicated group of physicians at Fox Chase Cancer Center.  As senior medical secretary in Urologic Oncology, Erickson has been employed at Fox Chase for 24 years.


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