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April 9, 2021

Research Comparing Radiation Therapies Show They Are Safe for Prostate Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2021)— During a poster session at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting Part 1, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center will present findings from a recent study on predicting therapy response in locally advanced rectal cancer patients.

April 9, 2021

Fox Chase Researchers to Present Poster Session on Biomarkers in Rectal Cancer Patients at AACR Annual Meeting

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2021)— During a poster session at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting Part 1, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center will present findings from a recent study on predicting therapy response in locally advanced rectal cancer patients.

April 8, 2021

Researchers Say Postoperative Outcomes Following Various Types of Reconstructive Breast Surgery Show They Are Safe Options

PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2021)—A study from researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center has shown that while complication rates differ among methods of reconstructive breast surgery, both implants and autologous methods that use a patient’s own tissue are safe options.

April 7, 2021

Researchers Determine Factors That Indicate How Peritoneal Washings Help Predict Presence of Malignant Cells in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2021)—In a recent study, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center identified several factors that may accurately predict the presence of malignant cells in pancreatic cancer patients who undergo a peritoneal washing.

April 7, 2021

Fox Chase Awarded Grant to Help Fund Expansion of Tobacco Treatment Program

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2021)—Fox Chase Cancer Center was recently awarded Tobacco Treatment Program Supplements from the National Cancer Institute to support the expansion of current services for patients who use tobacco. 

March 30, 2021

Gene Linked to Breast Cancer Also Raises Risk for Other Cancers, Study Shows

PHILADELPHIA (MARCH 30, 2021)—There’s more and more evidence that genes associated with one type of cancer may increase risk for other cancers as well. Now a study by Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists quantifies new risks for pancreatic, prostate, gastric, and other cancer in a gene previously linked to breast cancer.

March 29, 2021

Researchers Find RIPK3 Silencing Contributes to Chemoresistance in Malignant Mesothelioma

PHILADELPHIA (March 29, 2021)—Sameer Patel, MD, FACS, chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Temple University Health System, has co-authored a new textbook, “Cosmetic Breast Surgery.”

March 29, 2021

Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Sameer Patel Co-Authors New Textbook on Cosmetic Breast Surgery

PHILADELPHIA (March 29, 2021)—Sameer Patel, MD, FACS, chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Temple University Health System, has co-authored a new textbook, “Cosmetic Breast Surgery.”

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