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Fox Chase Cancer Center Events

Jan
26

Laryngectomy Support Group, January

Thursday, January 26, 2017
11:30am

The Laryngectomy support group meets the fourth Thursday of every month.

Jan
26

Distinguished Lecture Series: Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD

Thursday, January 26, 2017
12:00pm

Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Research: Immunologic checkpoint blockade: Exploring combinations and mechanisms

Feb
1

Breast Cancer Support Group, February

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
6:30pm

The Breast cancer support group meets the first Wednesday of every month. This is an open-ended support group for any woman with a diagnosis of breast cancer. Women can join at any time during or after treatment for support, information and sharing.

Registration requested for all programs, including support sessions. Speakers/topics subject to change.

Feb
2

Distinguished Lecture Series: Joan S. Brugge, PhD

Thursday, February 2, 2017
12:00pm

Joan S. Brugge, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Research: Tumor cell heterogeneity: Consequences for tumor cell progression and therapy

Feb
9

Prostate Cancer Support Group, February

Thursday, February 9, 2017
6:00pm

The Prostate cancer support group meets every second Thursday of each month. Light refreshments will be served.

It is for anyone diagnosed with prostate cancer, meets monthly with a speaker from a variety of backgrounds. Members share information and support.

Feb
16

Ostomy Support Group, February

Thursday, February 16, 2017
3:00pm

The Ostomy support group meets every third Thursday of each month. 

Feb
17

Translational Medicine Seminar Series: Understanding the Biology of Melanoma to Develop New Strategies for Therapy

Friday, February 17, 2017
12:00pm

Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc, speaks on the topic of “Understanding the Biology of Melanoma to Develop New Strategies for Therapy.” Dr. Herlyn is the Caspar Wistar Professor in Melanoma Research and director of the Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center. This event is part of the 2016-2017 Translational Medicine Seminar Series.

Feb
21

Head and Neck Support Group, February

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
12:00pm

The Head and Neck support group meets the third Tuesday of every month.

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