February 20, 2019
Q&A: A Spotlight on Gynecologic Oncologists
Cancer in a woman’s gynecologic tract requires specialized care. A gynecologic oncologist has unique training and expertise in this area. Stephanie Angela King, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center, answers some common questions about her... read more
February 20, 2019
A Q & A about Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer
Cancer treatments are changing all the time. One of the most exciting options is immunotherapy. Researchers are studying who can best benefit from this treatment because research is moving quickly. Elias Obeid, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist at Fox Chase... read more
February 20, 2019
5 Keys to Self-Care During Cancer Treatment
Treating cancer is more than having surgery, chemo, or radiation. It’s also about taking care of yourself during a stressful time and finding some respite from what can feel like an all-encompassing disease. “I’ve had patients say to me, ‘I just want a... read more
February 13, 2019
The Important Role Plastic Surgery Plays In Cancer Treatment
Plastic surgery might make you think of nose jobs and reality stars. But this specialty plays an integral role in effective cancer care for many patients. Cancer treatment can sometimes damage the function or appearance of a part of the body.... read more
February 13, 2019
Unlocking the Mysteries of Sarcomas
If you’re like many people, you might have an idea that the word Sarcoma has something to do with cancer. But beyond that? Chances are there’s just a big question mark. Here’s a look at what sarcomas are, where they come from, and who could be at risk for... read more
January 29, 2019
Precancerous Cervical Changes: They’re Common and Treatable
An abnormal Pap test result can be scary. If the term precancerous is mentioned, many women assume the worst. But precancerous changes that show up during a Pap test can mean many things. “There are different reasons why a Pap test can come back completely... read more