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August 14, 2018

Combination of 2′-Fluoroadenine and 5′-Methylthioadenosine Shows Therapeutic Potential in Variety of Cancers

PHILADELPHIA (August 14, 2018) — Warren Kruger, PhD, a professor of cancer biology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, recently published a study in the journal Cancer Research describing a promising new combination therapy approach to killing tumor cells while sparing healthy cells. 

Dr. Shafqat
August 13, 2018

M. Shuja Shafqat Joins the Division of Plastic Surgery at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of M. Shuja Shafqat, MD, to the Division of Plastic Surgery. He will provide plastic and reconstructive surgery services.

The 2018 BCAN Young Investigator Award will fund Abbosh’s work in next-generation sequencing to monitor disease response in upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
August 9, 2018

Philip Abbosh Receives 2018 BCAN Young Investigator Award

PHILADELPHIA (August 9, 2018) – Phillip Abbosh, MD, PhD, an assistant professor at Fox Chase Cancer Center and a graduate of Fox Chase’s Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program, is the recipient of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network’s 2018 BCAN Young Investigator Award.

Dr. Tony Olszanski
August 7, 2018

Anthony J. Olszanski, MD, RPh, Joins Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Editorial Board

PHILADELPHIA (August 7, 2018) – Anthony J. Olszanski, MD, RPh, vice chair of the Department of Hematology/Oncology and director of the Early Drug Development Phase 1 Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been named an associate editor of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Shreyas S. Joshi, MD
August 6, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Surgeon Shreyas S. Joshi

PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Shreyas S. Joshi, MD, an attending surgeon who recently completed a  
two-year urologic oncology fellowship at the institution.

Fox Chase Cancer Center has successfully renewed its accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
August 2, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Receives Fourth Straight Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center has successfully renewed its accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

July 23, 2018

Kristen Whitaker Joins the Department of Clinical Genetics at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (July 23, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Kristen Whitaker, MD, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Genetics. She will treat breast cancer patients and serve as a member of the clinical genetics team with a focus on breast cancer genetics and prevention.

Robert Price
July 19, 2018

Robert Price Honored as Fellow of ASTRO

PHILADELPHIA (July 18, 2018) – Robert Price, PhD, DABR, chief clinical physicist within the Department of Radiation Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, will be honored as a fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) at the organization’s 60th annual meeting on October 23, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.

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