Fox Chase Cancer Center News

October 15, 2021

Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation to Present Donation to Fund Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (October 15, 2021)—The Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation will present a donation of $28,500 to the lab of Edna “Eti” Cukierman, PhD, a co-director of the Marvin & Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute at Fox Chase Cancer Center, on Monday, October 18, to fund further research into detecting and treating pancreatic cancer

October 14, 2021

Fox Chase Researcher Alfonso Bellacosa to Be Honored at First Annual Italian-American Medical Awards

PHILADELPHIA, (October 14, 2021)—Fox Chase Cancer Center researcher Alfonso Bellacosa, MD, PhD, was recently named a recipient of the first ever 2021 Mid-Atlantic Italian American Medical Awards.

October 14, 2021

Fox Chase’s Cristina Uribe-Alvarez Receives Grant to Study RAC1 Mutations in Melanoma

PHILADELPHIA (October 14, 2021)—Cristina Uribe-Alvarez, PhD, a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Jonathan Chernoff, MD, PhD, at Fox Chase Cancer Center recently received a $75,000 one-year grant from the F.M. Kirby Foundation to continue her study on RAC1 mutations in melanoma.

October 14, 2021

Study Provides New Insights Into DNA Replication Timing Through Evaluating the Dynamics of Epigenetic States

PHILADELPHIA (October 14, 2021)—A recent study by Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists provides new insight into the mechanism that controls DNA replication timing (RT), a process that is controlled during development and dysfunctional in diseases such as cancer.

October 13, 2021

Fox Chase Cancer Center Partners With Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard to ‘Help Kick Cancer to the Curb’

PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2021)—Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard, a family owned and operated Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram car dealership in Philadelphia, will donate $50 to Fox Chase Cancer Center for every car sold during October as part of their “Kick Cancer to the Curb” program. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 12, 2021

Review Article Explores Links Between Climate Change, Obesity, and Health

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2021)—When people think of global warming and climate change, they tend to think of melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and drought. They do not, however, generally think of obesity and other potential health effects.

October 6, 2021

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Biomedical Sciences Graduate Students From Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine

PHILADELPHIA (October 6, 2021)—Fox Chase Cancer Center recently welcomed a new class of 21 Biomedical Sciences graduate students from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University to introduce them to research faculty with whom they can do scientific rotations and ultimately their thesis research.

October 6, 2021

Fox Chase’s Hossein Borghaei Honored as Lung Cancer Heroes Award Winner

PHILADELPHIA (October 6, 2021)—Hossein Borghaei, DO, MS, chief of the Division of Thoracic Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been named one of three winners of the second annual Lung Cancer Heroes awards program.


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