A Fox Chase doctor converses with a patient in a medical room with results from an imaging test on a screen between them.
June 28, 2021
Why a Second Opinion Is Encouraged After a Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis
Thyroid cancer is one of the most rapidly growing cancers in the U.S., and the approach to treatment has changed in recent years. If you have been diagnosed with this cancer, getting a second opinion from a specialist can increase your chances for a... read more
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June 7, 2021
Catching Cancer Recurrence with Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) Tests: 5...
There’s no way to know for sure whether a successfully treated cancer will come back. But circulating tumor DNA, or ctDNA, testing can help. If you or a loved one has recently completed treatment, here are five important points you should know about this... read more
June 4, 2021
Having Healthy Gut Bacteria Is Important for Overall Health and Cancer...
One of the trendy health topics right now is gut health. Fashionable or not, it’s an exciting area of research. Scientists are making new discoveries about the role of the gut microbiome and how it’s related to disease—including cancer. What is a... read more
May 17, 2021
What Precautions Do COVID-19 Vaccinated Cancer Patients Need to Take?
The development of safe and highly effective COVID-19 vaccines has provided a path to ending this pandemic. Over the last year, masking and physical distancing have become a normal part of life. Now, as more people are becoming vaccinated, we are re-... read more
May 7, 2021
Sex and Cancer: What Women Should Know
Cancer and its treatments can trigger many changes to a woman’s body, and these changes may affect a patient’s sex life. It’s an all-too-common problem that many women are nervous to talk about, but it’s important to ask questions and seek answers. While... read more
April 30, 2021
Five Questions About mRNA Vaccines, Answered
New approaches using mRNA as vaccines have led to the rapid development of two safe and highly effective vaccines for COVID-19. But if you’re wondering how it all works, well, you’re not alone. Although scientists have been studying mRNA vaccines for more... read more