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Dr. Nakhoda will begin at Fox Chase on July 1, 2020.
June 16, 2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Shazia K. Nakhoda

​PHILADELPHIA (June 16, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces Shazia K. Nakhoda, MD, will join the Department of Hematology/Oncology in the Hematology-Lymphoma Program on July 1, 2020. Nakhoda will be joining the Fox Chase team upon graduation from the Fox Chase-Temple Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.

Richard Katz, PhD
June 16, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Identify Mechanism That Assists in Understanding of Nuclear Organization in Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (June 16, 2020)—Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center uncovered a mechanism by which the protein PRR14 acts as a tether within the cell’s nucleus to link heterochromatin and the nuclear lamina, an important feature in understanding the changes in nuclear organization in cancer.

Andrea S. Porpiglia, MD, MSc
June 15, 2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Andrea S. Porpiglia

PHILADELPHIA (June 15, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Andrea S. Porpiglia, MD, MSc, who will join the Department of Surgical Oncology in the Division of General Surgery on July 1, 2020. She will see patients at Fox Chase main campus and Fox Chase East Norriton.

Effective July 1, 2020, the Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program is the Department of Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies
June 11, 2020

Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program to Become Newest Department at Fox Chase

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2020)— The Department of Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies will be chaired by Henry Chi Hang Fung, MD, FACP, FRCPE, current director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program and vice chair of the Department of Hematology/Oncology. The change is effective July 1, 2020.

June 11, 2020

Fox Chase Researcher Carolyn Fang Appointed Associate Editor of Health Psychology

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2020)— Health Psychology is the official journal for the Society for Health Psychology, which works to promote education and services in the psychology of health and illness. It publishes a wide range of research reports as well as systematic reviews and meta-analyses, critical reviews of issues in health psychology and behavioral medicine, methodological guidance and tutorials, and advances in research methods.

June 10, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Examine New Methods for Analyzing Genomic Profiles From Large-Scale Studies That Predict Cancer Outcomes

PHILADELPHIA (June 10, 2020)— The work could aid in the design of clinical studies that could ultimately lead to improved and personalized cancer treatments.

June 5, 2020

Fox Chase Faculty to Present Educational Webinar on Lung Cancer Research

PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2020)—Fox Chase faculty members will be hosting a virtual education presentation next Tuesday, June 9, from 5:30 to 6 pm, titled “From Bench to Bedside – Lung Cancer Treatments.”

June 1, 2020

Fox Chase Will Host Online Event on Cancer and COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA (Jun 1, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center will host an online patient education event, “Together Facing Cancer and COVID-19,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4. Fox Chase understands that patients and caregivers have concerns and questions as they navigate their cancer journey in these challenging times, and the event will address many of those issues. Our panel of experts is here to help.

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