Cancer Conversations Blog

October 26, 2012

Guess who I ran into at BJ’s Wholesale Club in October?

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Earlier this month, BJ’s Wholesale Club in Conshohocken, PA, hosted an annual event called “BJ’s Pink Picnic.” BJ’s invited Fox Chase Cancer Center survivors, family members, and friends as well as Club Members to attend to learn about and celebrate cancer research and survivorship.

October 16, 2012

A Different Kind of ‘Patient Care’

By: Fox Chase Conversations

A group of female patients came to Fox Chase on a summer afternoon, but it wasn’t for their usual routines of testing, procedures and doctor visits.

September 28, 2012

Tea Time at Fox Chase Gets a Twist

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Tea time at Fox Chase is a fantastic tradition. 

September 26, 2012

Join us LIVE on November 15 meet award-winning chef and author, Rebecca Katz

By: Lisa Bailey

Please join us to meet award-winning chef, Rebecca Katz, MS, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen and One Bite at a Time. Rebecca will share strategies that help strengthen the body’s resistance to cancer, complement medical care and bolster recovery after treatment.

September 21, 2012

Surgical Options for Patients with Colorectal Cancer

By: Jeffrey M. Farma, MD, FACS

Physicians at Fox Chase Cancer Center are recognized experts in minimally invasive colorectal surgery, including laparoscopy, single-incision laparoscopy and da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgery.

September 12, 2012

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

By: Richard J. Bleicher, MD, FACS

While having too many options can be overwhelming at times, for a patient newly diagnosed with breast cancer, having a number of treatment options to choose from can be a good thing.

September 3, 2012

Fox Chase Born of Merger

By: Fox Chase Cancer Center Forward

After several years of planning, the American Oncologic Hospital and the Institute for Cancer Research merged in late 1974 and became one of the country’s first National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers: Fox Chase Cancer Center.

September 3, 2012

Geneticist Recognized for ‘Lifetime Achievement’

By: Fox Chase Cancer Center Forward

Her achievements earned her the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research in April 2009.