November 7, 2018
Estrogen and Lung Cancer: Researchers discover a new link
Here’s a shocking statistic: In the United States, about 20% of women and 10% of men diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. It’s true that smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer. But, because people who’ve never smoked now make up such... read more
October 11, 2018
Robert Uzzo Receives SUO Medal for Contributions to Urologic Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS, received the 2018 SUO Medal from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) for his significant contributions to the field of urologic oncology. This prestigious award is presented to one member of SUO... 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
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