Fox Chase Cancer Center News

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia’s 26th Annual Race for the Cure, May 8, 2016
April 25, 2016

Fox Chase Cancer Center-Temple Health Support Race for the Cure

PHILADELPHIA (April 25, 2016) — Faculty, staff, volunteers, patients, survivors, and their families and friends will come together as members of the Fox Chase Cancer Center-Temple Health team at Susan G. Komen Philadelphia’s 26th Annual Race for the Cure on Mother’s Day — Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Richard I. Fisher, MD
April 22, 2016

Lymphoma Research Foundation To Host Hundreds at Philadelphia Patient Workshop

PHILADELPHIA (April 22, 2016) – Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options, will be on May 7, 2016, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

April 22, 2016

72 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

PHILADELPHIA (April 22, 2016) Seventy-two Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2016. Physicians on the list were nominated by their professional peers and practice at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Jeanes Hospital and in the community as part of Temple Physicians, Inc.

Shannon Lynch, PhD, MPH
April 15, 2016

Researchers Use New Methodology to Identify Neighborhood Variables Associated with Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Scanning over 14,000 neighborhood variables from the U.S. Census for associations with prostate cancer aggressiveness, the study identified 17 neighborhood variables that were most significantly associated with advanced prostate cancer in white men.   

Richard I. Fisher, MD, President and CEO
April 12, 2016

Fox Chase’s Richard I. Fisher and Jonathan Chernoff Elected to Historic Interurban Clinical Club

PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2016) — In a unanimous vote by the council and general membership, Fisher was voted in as an honorary member and Chernoff was elected as an active member. Just seven new members were elected to the club this year.

Brendan Boyle, D-13th Dist
April 11, 2016

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle Presented This Year’s Awards at Fox Chase’s Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

PHILADELPHIA (April 11, 2016) — Fox Chase Cancer Center hosted its Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 8, 2016, honoring volunteers for their hard work and dedication to the Center, its faculty, patients and families.

Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR
April 8, 2016

Fox Chase Chair of Diagnostic Imaging Elected as Fellow of the Society of Abdominal Radiology

PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2016) — Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR,  chair of diagnostic imaging at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been elected an SAR fellow in recognition of significant contributions to the field.

John A. “Drew” Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS
April 7, 2016

Fox Chase’s John A. “Drew” Ridge Is President of the American Radium Society

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2016) — The meeting for the Society’s 100th Anniversary will be held in Philadelphia this month.