June 5, 2019
The Role of Translational Research in Fighting Cancer
You might not be familiar with the term translational research. But, if you or a loved one is being treated for cancer, you might benefit—without realizing it—from findings that are the result of this type of research. Translational research uses... read more
December 21, 2018
What You Need to Know about Neuroendocrine Tumors
Revised March 13, 2020 For people diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors (NET), treatment has historically worked to prevent advancement of the disease, but there were no therapies available that actually shrunk these tumors – until now. Some types of this... read more
November 7, 2018
The Link Between Estrogen and Lung Cancer
Updated November 17, 2020 Here’s a shocking statistic: In the United States, about 20% of people who die from lung cancer every year have never smoked or used any other form of tobacco. “We are seeing a greater percentage of lung cancer patients who have... read more
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