March 27, 2019
How to Choose a Breast Cancer Surgeon
When you find out you have to undergo surgery for breast cancer, you want to do everything you can to get the best possible care. That begins with choosing a breast cancer surgeon you feel good about. Dedicate some time to finding the right doctor, even if... 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
December 19, 2018
My Doctor Told Me I Have A “Precancerous” Lesion. Do I Have Cancer?
Receiving the news that you have a precancerous lesion can cause considerable confusion and stress. Naturally, questions will arise as to the risks of getting a “cancerous” lesion, whether treatment is necessary and, if necessary, what treatment options are... read more
November 17, 2018
Surgical Consultations Now Available in Fox Chase’s East Norriton Offi...
Urologic oncology surgeons Marc C. Smaldone, MD, MSHP, FACS, and David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS, now have office hours at Fox Chase Cancer Center’s new Montgomery County location in East Norriton. “Because one of us will be there each week, we can give patients... read more
October 11, 2018
How to Find the 30 Percent: Tackling Diagnostic Challenges Following M...
While the standard of care for muscle invasive bladder cancer is to remove the entire bladder, in some 30 percent of patients, these organs do not harbor residual cancer, especially after chemotherapy treatment. Today, there is no reliable way to identify... read more