March 23, 2021
Surgery as a Treatment for Gastric (Stomach) Cancer: Learn the Facts
There are many types of cancer that are considered fairly rare, and gastric cancer is one of them. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with this disease, surgery is likely to be one of the treatment options and it’s important to know what’s involved. Here... read more
July 15, 2020
Common Questions About Cancer Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are crucial for the advancement of medical treatments for many diseases, including cancer. Many cancer treatments used today are the result of clinical trials, and those currently taking place may help us develop better ways to treat cancer... read more
May 21, 2020
Safe, Effective Cancer Care During COVID-19
How Fox Chase is Providing High-Quality Care in the Safest Environment Possible The coronavirus pandemic has drastically affected cancer care. Unlike other parts of life that can wait for things to return to normal, cancer doesn’t... read more
January 7, 2020
Whipple Procedure for Pancreatic Cancer: Things to Know
Updated: February 24, 2020 If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, your doctor might recommend a type of surgery called a Whipple procedure. Also called a pancreatoduodenectomy, this is a highly complex operation that requires a... read more
November 1, 2019
Should You Get a Second Opinion for Kidney Cancer?
It’s always worth seeking a second opinion when you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis. That’s especially true when it comes to kidney cancer because treatment options depend on many factors, including the expertise of the doctors treating the... read more
October 11, 2019
Four Things to Know About Palliative Care and Hospice
Coping with a serious or life-threatening illness, such as cancer, is never easy. But it helps when you or someone you love receives both physical and emotional support that may dramatically improve quality of life—even at the end of life. This support can... read more