August 10, 2018
Lung Cancer in People Who Have Never Smoked
With fewer people smoking in the US, why are lung cancer rates among people who have never smoked on the rise? “While it is true that smoking tobacco is the top risk factor for lung cancer, a substantial number of people receive a diagnosis despite having... read more
June 14, 2018
High School Students Present Research Findings at Immersion Science Pr...
This week the Fox Chase Immersion Science Program (ISP) hosted a day-long symposium where 236 students from 6 area high schools presented data they spent the school year gathering. The research projects all focused on the effects of different dietary... read more
June 13, 2018
New Research Aims to Improve Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Ovarian cancer is difficult to detect early because women often don’t feel any symptoms. By the time ovarian cancer is considered, the cancer may already be at an advanced stage, making it harder to treat. Denise Connolly, PhD, an Associate Professor in... read more
May 16, 2018
Elizabeth Plimack: Leading the Way in Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials
Immunotherapy has been the most exciting development in bladder cancer treatment in recent years. Its introduction ended a 40-year drought during which no new therapies were available. Unfortunately, many bladder cancers can be resistant to immunotherapy.... read more
May 4, 2018
The Benefits of Treatment at an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Ce...
When you or a loved one is facing cancer, this much is certain: You want the very best medical care available. You want a center that is deeply rooted in evidence-based practice, has a hand in scientific discoveries driving the field forward, one that hires... read more
May 3, 2018
Immersion Science Program Opens Doors for Students
When it comes to training the next generation of scientists, Alana O’Reilly and Dara Ruiz-Whalen are taking a new approach that moves beyond the realm of expos and science fairs. Together they run the Immersion Science Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, a... read more