Cancer Conversations Blog

May 25, 2016

Cancer “Super Responders” Thrive Far Beyond Expectations

By: Fox Chase Today

A group of “miracle” cancer patients, known as “super responders,” may hold valuable clues as to why some patients respond exceptionally well to treatment while others do not.

May 24, 2016

Should Parents Be Concerned About Cancer Risk from CT Scans?

By: Mohan Doss, PhD, MCCPM

A Fox Chase Cancer Center researcher evaluating atomic bomb survivor data concluded that there should be no concern regarding low-dose radiation exposures to children and cancer risk from pediatric CT scans. The data on the long-term health effects of the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is generally regarded as the most important data for estimating health effects of radiation.

Dr. Fundakowski, Dr. Helstrom and Barb Ebersole
May 24, 2016

Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Screening a Success

By: Fox Chase Today

Specialists from Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Temple Head & Neck Institute performed cancer screens on nearly 300 people from April 12-15, 2016 in observance of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week.

Dr. Uzzo
May 13, 2016

Process-of-Care Clinical Trials in Surgery

By: Fox Chase Conversations

Fox Chase Cancer Center surgeon Robert Uzzo has a commentary in Renal & Urology News about the efficacy of "processes-of-care-trials" or POCTS:

May 9, 2016

Immersion Science High School Programs: Deadlines for 2016

By: Fox Chase Conversations

The Immersion Science Program is taking applications for upcoming summer Immersion Essentials and fall Teachers programs.

May 6, 2016

Celebrating Better Speech & Hearing Month - Part I

By: Barbara Ebersole, BFA, MA, CCC-SLP

Your voice is one of your most intimate instruments of expression. With it, you convey how you want to be perceived and understood. Are you brave or shy? Intimidating or approachable? Strict or easygoing? Your voice conveys not only who you are, but also how you are feeling. Are you nervous, happy, scared, angry, or indifferent?

May 6, 2016

Celebrating Better Speech & Hearing Month - Part II

By: Maria E. Pomponio, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Communication Strategies and Assistive Devices for People with Hearing Loss.

May 3, 2016

Fox Chase Marks Silver Anniversary of its Risk Assessment Program

By: Andrea Forman, MS, LCGC

Celebrating 25 years of Risk Assessment and the Families Who Make It Possible