Fox Chase Cancer Center News

October 24, 2016

Fox Chase Cancer Center Patients and Temple University Football Tackle Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2016) – Fox Chase Cancer Center has partnered with Temple University Athletics to host the 2nd Annual Cancer Survivors Day Football Game, October 29 at 3:30pm at Lincoln Financial Field. Current and former patients, caregivers, staff, faculty, and volunteers will be recognized on the field before the Temple Owls host the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.

Siddharth Balachandran, PhD
October 13, 2016

Fox Chase Researchers Discover Key Immune Mechanism That Fights Influenza by Destroying Infected Cells

Siddharth Balachandran, PhDSiddharth Balachandran, PhDPHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2016) – In a laboratory finding, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers have identified a cellular protein that senses the presence of influenza virus and rapidly destroys the infected cell.

Nicole Miller store
October 12, 2016

Nicole Miller, the Philadelphia Flyers Wives and Fox Chase Cancer Center partner during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2016) – For the month of October, breast cancer awareness month, Nicole Miller will donate 10 percent of all proceeds from its downtown Philadelphia and Manayunk locations to Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Supporters of Fox Chase will simply need to mention Fox Chase Cancer Center at checkout for the benefit to apply.

Sanjay Reddy, MD
October 5, 2016

Fox Chase Cancer Center Designated as a National Pancreas Foundation Center

PHILADELPHIA (October 5, 2016) – Fox Chase Cancer Center has been designated as a National Pancreas Foundation Center by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF), the only institution in the Philadelphia region to earn this designation.

October 3, 2016

Fox Chase Cancer Center Encourages All Women to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (October 3, 2016) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a time to celebrate more than 2.8 million American breast cancer survivors. Fox Chase Cancer Center reminds women of the importance of breast cancer screenings.

Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD
October 3, 2016

Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD, Returns to Fox Chase in the Department of Thoracic Oncology and Molecular Therapeutics Program

PHILADELPHIA (October 3, 2016) – Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD, will join the Department of Thoracic Medical Oncology and the Molecular Therapeutics Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center starting Oct. 3.

October 3, 2016

Michael Jan Bartel, MD, Joins Department of Medicine at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (September 1, 2016) — Michael Jan Bartel, MD, has joined the Department of Medicine as a gastroenterologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

September 28, 2016

Short-Term, High-Dose Course of Radiation Comparable to Standard of Care in Prostate Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2016) – Radiation treatment can be delivered to patients with prostate cancer at a higher dose and in a shorter amount of time with limited adverse effects, according to recent data from Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2016 Annual Meeting.