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
January 29, 2019
Precancerous Cervical Changes: They’re Common and Treatable
An abnormal Pap test result can be scary. If the term precancerous is mentioned, many women assume the worst. But precancerous changes that show up during a Pap test can mean many things. “There are different reasons why a Pap test can come back completely... 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 20, 2018
How to Talk to Your Family About Cancer History and Risks
Cancer isn’t high on anyone’s list of fun conversation topics. But talking about family cancer history and genetic testing is important. Sharing information can educate and empower patients and their relatives. “Knowing enables us to take action, and that’... 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
December 13, 2018
The Role of a Pulmonologist in Cancer Care
Your medical team at Fox Chase Cancer Center will have a diverse group of specialists to see to all aspects of your cancer care. It can include oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, and nursing staff. You may also have a pulmonologist. Here’s... read more