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Dr. Weiss
July 17, 2018

Stephanie E. Weiss Honored as Fellow of ASTRO

PHILADELPHIA (July 17, 2018) – Stephanie E. Weiss, MD, chief of the Division of Neurologic 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 in San Antonio, Texas.

July 13, 2018

Board of Associates Presents Fox Chase Cancer Center with a Generous Gift

Recently the Fox Chase Board of Associates (BOA) hosted its Annual Donation Meeting, where each chapter presented a check for the amount they’d raised this fiscal year and provided an overview of their work throughout the year. The total gift to the Center was $711,217.

Anna Skalka
July 13, 2018

Ann Skalka Wins 2018 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

Philadelphia (July 13, 2018) — Awarded annually by Sigma Xi, the scientific research honor society, this prize is given to a scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to scientific research and has demonstrated an ability to communicate the significance of this research to scientists in other disciplines.  

Erica Golemis, PhD
July 11, 2018

New Information About Head and Neck Cancer Outlined in Molecular Determinants of Head and Neck Cancer, 2nd Edition

PHILADELPHIA (July 11, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the publication of Molecular Determinants of Head and Neck Cancer, 2nd Edition, edited by Erica Golemis, PhD, deputy chief science officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Barbara Burtness, MD, Disease Aligned Research Team Leader of the Head and Neck Cancers Program at Yale Cancer Center.

July 9, 2018

Andrea M. Abbott Joins the Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Diagnostic Imaging

PHILADELPHIA (July 9, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrea M. Abbott, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. She will join the team that uses imaging technology to aid in cancer diagnosis, staging, and guidance of treatment.

PA State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Montgomery
July 5, 2018

State Representative Matt Bradford and Fox Chase Cancer Center to Offer Breast Cancer Screenings

PHILADELPHIA (July 5, 2018) – State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Montgomery, will host Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Mobile Mammography Screening Unit at his Norristown office next month. The van will be located outside his office at 750 E. Johnson Highway starting at 10 am, Monday, Aug. 27, to offer breast cancer screenings.

July 2, 2018

Pooja Ghatalia Joins the Faculty at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Pooja Ghatalia, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology. Ghatalia will join the faculty after completing a three-year Fox Chase hematology/oncology fellowship.

Magnet Recognized ANCC 2018
June 26, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Earns Fifth Magnet® Designation for Excellence in Nursing

PHILADELPHIA (June 26, 2018) – For the  fifth consecutive time, the Nursing Department at Fox Chase Cancer Center has successfully achieved its Magnet®designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Fox Chase has held Magnet status continuously since 2000, when it became the first hospital in Pennsylvania to earn it. 

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