June 18, 2020
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Understanding t...
More than three million people in the U.S. live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a term for chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, having one of the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative... read more
June 11, 2020
Rare Cancers: Why Getting a Second Opinion is a Good Idea
Seeking a second opinion is especially important for patients diagnosed with a rare type of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, rare cancers are those that affect fewer than 40,000 people per year in the U.S. As a group, they make up... read more
June 5, 2020
Epigenetics: A New Frontier in Cancer Treatment
You may have heard that mutations in certain genes can lead to the development of cancer. But, did you know that factors influencing how a gene functions can also cause cells to become cancerous? There is an exciting area of research that’s gaining... read more
June 1, 2020
New Clinical Trial Hopes to Set Standards for Penile Cancer Treatment
Most people have never met someone who has been diagnosed with penile cancer, a condition that occurs when cancerous cells form on the tissues of the penis. That is because penile cancer is rare, with only about 2,200 new cases diagnosed each year in the... read more
May 26, 2020
Advice for Cancer Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Taking care of a loved one with cancer can be rewarding, but even during normal times, it isn’t easy. Add the COVID-19 pandemic into the mix, and the responsibilities of being a caregiver can seem overwhelming. “Self-care has always been our number one... read more
May 21, 2020
Safe, Effective Cancer Care During COVID-19
How Fox Chase is Providing High-Quality Care in the Safest Environment Possible The coronavirus pandemic has drastically affected cancer care. Unlike other parts of life that can wait for things to return to normal, cancer doesn’t... read more