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September 28, 2016

Fox Chase Awarded Prestigious Training Grant for 40th Year in a Row

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Fox Chase Cancer Center will continue its 40-year streak of maintaining a prestigious training grant after receiving a perfect score on the grant application.

September 14, 2016

Fox Chase Announces the Promotion of Namrata (Neena) Vijayvergia, MD, to Medical Director, Medical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center Partners

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Dr. Vijayvergia has been a faculty member of Fox Chase since 2015. She also serves as assistant professor in the department of hematology/oncology as well as the assistant chief of gastrointestinal medical oncology.

Tiffiney Hartman, PhD
September 13, 2016

I Rally: Tiffiney Hartman

By: Tiffiney Hartman , PhD

To me, cancer research is not just a career or something I find incredibly interesting. It’s personal.

Shannon Lynch
September 13, 2016

I Rally: Shannon Lynch

By: Shannon Lynch, PhD, MPH

I am the product of a blue-collar upbringing.  I was raised on the principles of working hard and getting an education, but without funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH), I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to pursue scientific research.

September 1, 2016

Trainee Spotlight: Vivek Modi, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

"The current phase of my career began serendipitously when I met Dr. Roland Dunbrack in India. I became his tour guide and we spoke about everything from culture and history, to science, which led to me becoming a postdoc in his lab in December 2013."

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS
August 31, 2016

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS, Featured as Guest Writer for Philly.com

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS, a surgical oncologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center, was asked to be a guest writer for the health section of Philly.com. 

August 29, 2016

A New Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Colorectal Cancer

By: Fox Chase Today

As a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center offers our patients the most advanced treatment options through clinical trials, many of which are not readily available elsewhere, such a phase 3 clinical trial for MSI-H or dMMR colorectal cancer.

August 15, 2016

Staff and Volunteers Participate in Project to Provide New Blankets for Patients

By: Fox Chase Conversations

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the Friends of the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center held a Blanket Project event at Fox Chase. The event was open to volunteers and staff to help make blankets from 12 pm to 2 pm and 5 to 6 pm. Participants completed five blankets during each session, with a total of 10 blankets created for patients. 

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