January 19, 2021
Can Abdominal Pain Signal Cancer?
Figuring out the source of pain can be difficult. However, it can be particularly tricky when your abdomen hurts, mainly because the abdomen contains a variety of organs that may be triggering the pain. “Abdominal pain can indicate all sorts of things,”... read more
January 13, 2021
Gastric Cancer: Know the Risks and Symptoms
An upset stomach can ruin your day, but it’s usually not serious. Viruses and ulcers are common culprits. But sometimes persistent stomach troubles can signal a more serious problem: gastric cancer. Also known as stomach cancer, gastric cancer has... read more
January 12, 2021
Oropharyngeal Cancers and HPV: What’s the Connection?
You may know that the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) is tied to a higher risk of cancers of the cervix, vagina, penis, and anus. But HPV can also raise the odds significantly for oropharyngeal cancers—cancers in the back of the mouth and... read more
December 23, 2020
Keeping a Cancer Center Safe and Clean
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a bigger focus on germs and illnesses than ever before. But, as a dedicated cancer center, minimizing our patients’ exposure to bacteria, viruses, and other microbes has always been part of our standard operating procedure. And... read more
December 22, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines: Here is What Cancer Patients and Survivors Need to...
We know that the COVID-19 vaccinations available for use in the United States are both safe and highly effective. Both the Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have been through a stringent clinical trial process approved for emergency use by the U... read more
December 9, 2020
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed and Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Patients with mantle cell lymphoma treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center will now have access to treatment with brexucabtagene autoleucel (also known as TecartusTM), the first cell-based gene therapy approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).... read more