Fox Chase Cancer Center News

Roman Petrov, MD
May 16, 2017

Roman Petrov, MD, Joins the Fox Chase Cancer Center Division of Thoracic Surgery

PHILADELPHIA (May 16, 2017) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the arrival of Roman Petrov, MD, who will join the faculty as assistant professor in the division of thoracic surgery. He will concurrently serve as assistant professor of thoracic medicine and surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD
May 15, 2017

Rosaleen B. Parsons Receives Distinguished Alumnae Award

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 15, 2017) – Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has awarded Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, its Distinguished Alumnae Award. Parsons is chair of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at Fox Chase Cancer Center, where she has worked since 1999.

Lori Goldstein, MD
May 15, 2017

Fox Chase Cancer Center Announces New Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Breast Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA (May 15, 2017) – Medical oncologists Lori Goldstein, MD, and Elias Obeid, MD, MPH, are opening a phase 2 immunotherapy clinical trial for newly diagnosed, locally recurrent, or metastatic HER2-overexpressing breast cancer.

May 8, 2017

Fox Chase Cancer Center Seeks to Educate Individuals on Early Signs of Skin Cancer and How to Protect Skin from Sun Damage

PHILADELPHIA (May 8, 2017) — May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. When outdoors this season, remember to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer in the U.S. Fox Chase Cancer Center seeks to educate individuals on the early signs of skin cancer and steps you can take to prevent the disease.

April 27, 2017

Fox Chase Fellow Wins Young Investigator Award from Kidney Cancer Association

PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 27, 2017) – Pooja Ghatalia, MD, a fellow in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been awarded the Kidney Cancer Association Young Investigator Award. 

Henry Fung
April 27, 2017

Patients Needed for New Multiple Myeloma Study

PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 27, 2017) In addition to the best clinical care available, Fox Chase Cancer Center is home to a team of world-renowned cancer researchers who develop and test therapies not available anywhere else.

Richard J. Bleicher, MD, FACS
April 24, 2017

Fox Chase Cancer Center Supports 27th Annual Race for the Cure

PHILADELPHIA (April 24, 2017) — On Mother’s Day, May 14th, many members of the Fox Chase Cancer Center community will come together to participate in Susan G. Komen Philadelphia’s 27th Annual Race for the Cure.

April 19, 2017

76 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

(Philadelphia, PA) – Seventy-six (76) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2017. Thirty-seven are Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians.