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Fox Chase Cancer Center Events

Jan
19

Highlights of the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Thursday, January 19, 2017
6:00pm to 9:00pm

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) is an international forum for the presentation of state-of-the-art information on the biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease. This program is designed to help oncologists, gynecologists, and radiologists translate the data from key presentations from the symposium into practice.

Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 2.00

More information to come December 2016.

Jan
20

Translational Medicine Seminar Series: MYC, Metabolic Vulnerabilities and Therapy

Friday, January 20, 2017
12:00pm

Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, and John H. Glick, MD, of the Abramson Cancer Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, speak on the topic of "MYC, Metabolic Vulnerabilities and Therapy.” This event is part of the 2016-2017 Translational Medicine Seminar Series.

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
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
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.

Mar
9

Distinguished Lecture Series: Nancy A. Speck, PhD

Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00pm

Nancy A. Speck, PhD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Research: Core binding factors in the birth and corruption of hematopoietic stem cells

Mar
11

Together Facing Leiomyosarcoma

Saturday, March 11, 2017
8:30am to 1:00pm

On March 11th, you're invited to a free educational and inspirational event for patients, survivors, families and caregivers. Healthcare professionals from Fox Chase Cancer Center will be present to discuss new advances in chemotherapy, immunotherapy and surgery for LMS including uterine LMS. Other topics will include coping with LMS, stress management for patients and caregivers.

Mar
16

Distinguished Lecture Series: Eugene V. Koonin, PhD

Thursday, March 16, 2017
12:00pm

Eugene V. Koonin, PhD
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Research: Co-evolution of the virus world and antiviral defenses

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