January 23, 2015
A New Procedure Called HIPEC Offers New Treatment Options for Cancer P...
The acronym HIPEC stands for hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.  This procedure is a novel method of delivering chemotherapy in the operating room during surgery for the treatment of advanced cancers that have spread to the lining of the abdominal (... read more
September 4, 2014
Epigenetic Therapy Tests at Fox Chase
Dr. Patricia Kropf and Dr. Jean-Pierre Issa, a researcher at Fox Chase, are testing the next generation of epigenetic therapy, using genes to fight cancer. It’s being funded by Stand Up To Cancer. Stephanie Stahl and CBSPhilly filed a report on the benefits... read more
February 27, 2014
How You Can Manage Cancer-Related Fatigue
Cancer-related fatigue is a feeling of tiredness or exhaustion that is persistent and often not related to any activity.It is often not relieved by rest. People who feel fatigue often say that even a small effort, such as walking across a room, can seem... read more
February 9, 2014
Can a Patient Be Too Old for Stem Cell Transplant?
Stem cell transplant is a potential curative treatment for patients with blood cancers and other life-threatening blood disorders. Selected patients may achieve long-term control of their disease, even if they have run out of treatment options. However,... read more
May 13, 2013
Treating Extremity Sarcoma
Extremity sarcoma is one of the hardest cancers to treat.Treatment for patients where sarcoma is in an arm or a leg may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, interferon therapy, biologic/immunotherapy and/or innovative therapies using new drugs... read more
March 29, 2013
Targeted Treatment for In-Transit Melanoma and Extremity Sarcomas with...
In December 2012, I performed an Isolated Limb Infusion, making Fox Chase Cancer Center one of the few treatment centers in the country to offer this technique.Metastatic melanoma and extremity sarcoma are some of the hardest cancers to treat. With Isolated... read more