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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.

 In Vino Vita Benefit and Wine Auction on Saturday, April 21, 2018
March 30, 2018

Fifth Annual In Vino Vita Benefit and Wine Auction Supports Research and Patient Care at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA, (March 27, 2018) — Fox Chase Cancer Center will present its signature fundraising event In Vino Vita Benefit and Wine Auction on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Vie in Center City More than 500 leaders from the fields of healthcare, business, and philanthropy attended the 2017 event.

Eileen K. Jaffe, PhD
March 21, 2018

Fox Chase Researcher Earns Renewed Grant from the National PKU Alliance

PHILADELPHIA (March 21, 2018) — Eileen K. Jaffe, PhD, has earned a renewal of her research grant from the National PKU Alliance. Jaffe’s lab collaboratively applies molecular biology, biochemistry, and various biophysical techniques to seek ways to repair certain dysfunctional enzymes.  

Wafik El-Deiry MD, PhD, FACP
March 20, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center Researchers Uncover ONC201 Immune-oncology Effects

PHILADELPHIA ( [Anchor] March 20, 2018) – The Journal of Clinical Investigation recently published a scientific article describing ONC201’s ability to cause intratumoral accumulation and activation of natural killer (NK) and CD3+ T cells in mouse models and patients. The research is from the laboratory of Wafik El-Deiry MD, PhD, FACP, Scientific Founder of Oncoceutics, and Deputy Cancer Center Director for Translational Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Paul F. Engstrom, MD, FACP
March 13, 2018

Paul F. Engstrom Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Cancer Prevention

PHILADELPHIA (March 13, 2018) - Dr. Engstrom will receive the award at the Foundation’s 2018 Dialogue for Action Conference in Tysons, Virginia on April 12, 2018.

 Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk
March 13, 2018

Fox Chase Supports Annual “Get Your Rear in Gear” Run/Walk to Fight Colon Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (March 13, 2018) — Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce its continuing support for the Colon Cancer Coalition’s Annual Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk. Faculty, staff, volunteers, patients, survivors, and their families will come together as members of the Fox Chase team on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

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