March 9, 2018
Everything You Need to Know about “Chemo Brain”
Your Brain on Chemotherapy “Chemo brain” is slang for the mental cloudiness that up to 75 percent of cancer patients experience after chemotherapy. It is not imaginary—it is a validated phenomenon, according to Margaret von Mehren, MD, Chief of the... read more
October 18, 2017
Preparing Your Body for Chemotherapy
  Many people are apprehensive before their first chemotherapy appointment. Preconceived notions and misinformation can add to the stress. “I think it is important to emphasize that the effects of treatments vary enormously depending upon the specific drug... read more
September 25, 2017
Eric M. Horwitz Honored as a Fellow at ASTRO
Eric M. Horwitz poses with his certification of his fellowship into ASTRO on Sept. 26. 2017.Eric M. Horwitz, MD, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Fox Chase, will be honored as a fellow of The American Society for Radiation Oncology at the... read more
September 18, 2017
Preparing Your Mind for Chemotherapy
Getting ready for chemotherapy is a lot like preparing for other life events—having a plan and the right support in place can make the whole experience less stressful. There are practical steps you can take to prepare intellectually and emotionally for your... read more
September 16, 2017
Fox Chase Urologic Oncology Contributions and Accomplishments
Fox Chase’s Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology looks back at its top accomplishments in 2016-17. Faculty Distinctions and Updates   134 PubMed Indexed Publications in 2016-2017 with Urologic Oncology Division Members as Co-Authors Perineal... read more
June 14, 2017
An Intimate Look at Sex After Cancer
  Cancer can take people through a series of waiting rooms, infusion rooms, operating rooms, and hospital rooms. When it’s over, another problem can be lurking in a different room: the bedroom. “We talk about sex so often in this country,” said Paul... read more