Cancer Conversations Blog

August 6, 2014

Novel Study for Men with Newly-Diagnosed Prostate Cancer

By: Marc C. Smaldone, MD

Co-authored by Yu-Ning Wong, MD, MSCE, and Marc Smaldone, MD

Carlos Perez was treated for prostate cancer at Fox Chase. Read his story here.

August 4, 2014

Managing Erectile Dysfunction after Prostate Surgery

By: Marcel Knotek, PA-C

A common sexual side effect men face after prostate cancer surgery is erectile dysfunction (the inability to achieve or sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse often caused by medications, chronic illnesses or poor blood flow to the penis).

July 29, 2014

Choosing the Best Diet for You

By: Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP

Every day it seems a new diet fad hits the news, often endorsed by a celebrity or TV personality. How can you decide which diet is best for you? There is a variable amount of research backing each of these diets. One diet that has been carefully scrutinized in clinical trials is the Mediterranean diet.

June 23, 2014

Fox Chase Night at the Phillies – Wednesday, June 25!

By: Fox Chase Conversations

The Fox Chase Chapter of the Board of Associates presents Fox Chase Night at the Phillies on Wednesday, June 25 at 7:05 p.m. when the Phillies take on the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Proceeds from ticket sales will help fund cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. 

Immersion Science (ISP)
June 19, 2014

Immersion Science Tries a "Foot Locker" for School Science

By: Fox Chase Today

Kevin McCorry of WHYY's Notebook reported on the Fox Chase Cancer Center Immersion Science In-Class project at the Academy at Palumbo, in South Philadelphia.

May 21, 2014

Fox Chase Surgeon Passes it on to the Next Generation

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Fox Chase surgeon Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS, is recognized for teaching the next generation of urologic surgeons. He received the American Urologic Association’s Residents Committee Teaching Award at the organizations annual meeting in May 2014. 

May 13, 2014

A Sea of Pink

By: Richard J. Bleicher, MD, FACS

A sea of pink people. That’s pretty much all you saw at this past Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to raise monies for breast cancer. 

May 11, 2014

My Experience Lobbying for Cancer Research on Capitol Hill

By: Denise Portner

Every once in a while, it’s important to get on a train and go to Washington to make your voice heard. At Fox Chase Cancer Center’s kind invitation, I went with Communications Director Lisa Bailey and fellow breast cancer survivor Kim Hagerich to the Capitol on May 8.


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