July 26, 2018
The Important Role Tumor Boards Play in Cancer Care
When it comes to cancer care, looking at a patient’s case from different perspectives is an essential part of deciding the best treatment approach. That’s why tumor boards are so crucial. These meetings provide a huge benefit to patients, though it’s a... read more
June 19, 2018
Thyroid Nodules: What You Should Know
Anytime a lump is discovered on your body, it can be scary. But for many people, lumps, or nodules, on the thyroid – the small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck– are not so unusual. Thyroid nodules are more common in women.  In fact,... read more
June 6, 2018
What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancers – which are twice as common in men than women -  account for approximately 4 percent of all cancers in the United States. In fact, researchers estimated that in 2017, more than 65,000 men and women in the U.S. would be diagnosed with... read more
April 4, 2018
HPV: The Surprising Risk Factor of Head and Neck Cancer
Over the last few decades, public awareness has increased surrounding the associations between tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and cancer. Today, most people know that years of using tobacco products and/or consuming alcohol can lead to the development of... read more
February 14, 2017
Camille Ragin: A Scientific and Community Leader
In honor of Black History Month, Fox Chase proudly recognizes the work of Camille Ragin, PhD, MPH, for her research on cancer disparities affecting populations of African descent.  Among many accomplishments, Ragin, an associate professor in the Cancer... read more
April 10, 2016
Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 10-16, 2016
This year Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week is April 10-16. To celebrate, the Temple Head & Neck Institute will be providing free head and neck screening examinations on the Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Jeanes Hospital... read more