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April 23, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Announces 2018 Award Recipients for Translational Clinical Protocol Development

PHILADELPHIA (April 23, 2018) — Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the awardees of the request for application (RFA) focused on translational clinical protocol development based on basic and preclinical research results. The grants were open to Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University member labs.

April 17, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Raises Awareness on Risk Factors and Signs of Head and Neck Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (April 17, 2018) – In honor of National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (April 8–15), Fox Chase Cancer Center offered free head and neck screenings to individuals throughout the community. Our goal was to raise awareness on the risk factors and signs of these cancers. Head and neck cancer is used to describe many malignant tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx (voice box), nose, sinuses and mouth.

April 17, 2018

REPROCELL and Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner to Open Multi-Site Biosample Repository in India

BELTSVILLE, MD and PHILADELPHIA (April 17, 2018) – REPROCELL USA, a subsidiary of Japan’s REPROCELL, Inc., and Fox Chase, Ltd., a member of the Fox Chase Cancer Center family of organizations, have formed a joint venture to operate a multi-site bio-sample repository facility in India. 

Joan Font-Burgada, PhD
April 12, 2018

Joan Font-Burgada Receives Alumni Award from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona

PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2018) – Joan Font-Burgada, PhD, assistant professor in the Cancer Biology program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, was named the winner of the 2018 Alumni of Excellence Award from his alma mater, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona (IRB Barcelona).

April 9, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Supports 28th Annual Race for the Cure

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2018) — On Mother’s Day, many members of the Fox Chase Cancer Center community will come together to participate in Susan G. Komen Philadelphia’s 28th Annual Race for the Cure, a family-friendly 5K run/walk and one-mile fun walk.

Sanjeevani Arora, PhD
April 5, 2018

Sanjeevani Arora Receives Prestigious Career Development Award from the Department of Defense

PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2018) – Sanjeevani Arora, PhD, assistant research professor in the Cancer Prevention and Control program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense to receive the FY17 Peer Reviewed  Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) Career Development award for her work in colorectal cancer.

April 3, 2018

Fox Chase Supports Sandy Sprint Superhero Run/Walk to Fight Ovarian Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (April 3, 2018) — Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce its ongoing support for the 14th annual Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s Sandy Sprint Superhero 5k &10k run/walk. Faculty, staff, volunteers, patients, survivors, and their families will come together at the event as members of the Fox Chase team on Saturday, April 21.

April 3, 2018

Ten Minutes That Could Save Your Life

Specialists from Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Temple Head & Neck Institute (THNI) will offer free oral cancer screenings in observance of the 21st annual Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW®) taking place April 8-15, 2018. The screening is painless and only takes about 10 minutes.

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