February 20, 2019
5 Keys to Self-Care During Cancer Treatment
Treating cancer is more than having surgery, chemo, or radiation. It’s also about taking care of yourself during a stressful time and finding some respite from what can feel like an all-encompassing disease. “I’ve had patients say to me, ‘I just want a... read more
January 17, 2019
Where You Start Your Cancer Care Matters
A cancer diagnosis means lots of big decisions. One of the most important is where you choose to receive care. Location and insurance can play a role. But studies have shown that beginning treatment at a facility that specializes in cancer can really... read more
December 21, 2018
Patient and Family Advisory Council Paves the Way To a Better Patient...
Patients and their loved ones are at the core of everything we do at Fox Chase Cancer Center. That’s why some of our most trusted advisors can be found in our Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The history of the PFAC Patient- and family-centered... read more
November 13, 2018
Finding the Right Words to Talk About Cancer
When someone we know is diagnosed with cancer, many of us don’t know what to say—and fear saying the wrong thing. Suddenly, we’re speaking in metaphors. We talk about warriors and survivors. They’re heroes fighting a cancer battle. Cancer patients... read more
August 9, 2018
Cancer Patients Benefit in Multiple Ways from Exercise
If you’re looking for a simple exercises that can be done anywhere to improve your quality of life before, during, and after cancer treatment, Jean Kozempel, DPT, has your answer. And it only takes about 20 minutes a day. “More and more research... read more
July 26, 2018
5 Reasons to Consider Joining a Cancer Support Group
You might already know that cancer support groups are a place where patients can share their feelings. But there’s more to learn about what these meetings can offer—and whom they can help. Here are five reasons to think about joining one, whether you’re a... read more