December 21, 2018
Fertility and Cancer: What Every Patient Who Wants Children Should Kno...
A cancer diagnosis always brings a multitude of questions about treatment options and prognoses. But if you’re a younger adult and want to have children, fertility may also be something to think about because cancer treatment can affect your ability to... 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
December 6, 2018
5 Tips for Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate
Your cancer care team is made up of many medical experts. But there’s one more important player to remember: You. Taking an active role in your cancer diagnosis and treatment allows you to feel more in control when things are uncertain. More importantly,... read more
November 13, 2018
Hope for Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is notoriously challenging to diagnose and treat. Now that researchers are learning more about the disease, treatment options are expanding, and The Marvin and Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute at Fox Chase Cancer Center is at... read more
November 7, 2018
Estrogen and Lung Cancer: Researchers discover a new link
Here’s a shocking statistic: In the United States, about 20% of women and 10% of men diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. It’s true that smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer. But, because people who’ve never smoked now make up such... read more
September 20, 2018
The Battle Against Lung Cancer Has a New Weapon: Immunotherapy.
By harnessing the patient’s own immune system to counterattack lung cancer cells, immunotherapy medications are a revolutionary new approach to treating this disease. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. and by far the leading cause of... read more