Cancer Conversations Blog

Jeffrey M. Farma, MD, FACS
June 20, 2017

Jeffrey M. Farma Comments on a New Study of Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma

By: Fox Chase Today

In an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Fox Chase surgeon Jeffrey M. Farma, MD, FACS, comments on a new study on melanoma surgery published in the June 8th edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

June 14, 2017

An Intimate Look at Sex After Cancer

By: Fox Chase Cancer Center Forward

Cancer can take people through a series of waiting rooms, infusion rooms, operating rooms, and hospital rooms. When it’s over, another problem can be lurking in a different room: the bedroom.

Immersion Science Program students
June 13, 2017

High School Students Present Research at Symposium Hosted by Fox Chase’s Immersion Science Program

By: Fox Chase Conversations

On June 5, 2017, students representing five Philadelphia-area high schools came together at Fox Chase for the second year of the Immersion Science Program’s Citizen Science, a mini-symposium, where they presented their research and met with working scientists.

W. Thomas London, MD, 1932-2017
June 6, 2017

In Memorium: W. Thomas London, MD

By: Fox Chase Conversations

W. Thomas London, MD, Professor Emeritus, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017, following an apparent heart attack. He was 85 years old. His work in studying the pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of viral-related liver cancer earned him international recognition.

ASCO Annual Meeting 2017
June 1, 2017

ASCO 2017 Fox Chase Speaker Schedule

By: Fox Chase Today

The Fox Chase agenda at the 2017 Annual ASCO Meeting June 2-6, 2017, in Chicago.

June 1, 2017

Trainee Spotlight: Janusz Franco-Barraza, MD, PhD

By: Fox Chase Postdoctoral Program

"My story at Fox Chase Cancer Center started in September 2009, when I joined Dr. Edna (Eti) Cukierman’s lab. Since then, it has been a great three-dimensional adventure learning how non-cancerous cellular and extracellular components surrounding the cancer cells (named together as the tumor stroma), and in particular the extracellular matrix influence tumor growth and cancer progression."

May 24, 2017

Fox Chase Brings Together Gynecologic Cancer Patients for National Women's Health Week

By: Fox Chase Conversations

To mark National Women’s Health Week, Fox Chase Cancer Center brought together more than 75 patients, caregivers, and medical providers for Together Facing Gynecologic Cancer. It was a day of education, inspiration, and engagement.

Sanjeevani Arora, PhD
May 17, 2017

Investigating Novel Genetic Risk Factors for Hereditary Renal Cancer

By: Risk Assessment Program

Renal cell cancer (RCC) is among the more commonly diagnosed cancers in both men and women. Hereditary renal cancers make up approximately 3-5% of renal cell cancers.