Fox Chase Cancer Center News

May 14, 2021

Fox Chase Physicians Explore the Paradox of Balancing Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer With Risk for COVID-19 Transmission

PHILADELPHIA (May 14, 2021)—In early 2020, Sanjay S. Reddy, MD, FACS, surgical oncologist and co-director of the Marvin & Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute at Fox Chase Cancer Center, co-authored an article examining the paradox that healthcare providers were facing. Should they continue to treat cancer patients as they normally would, which might increase the risk of contracting COVID-19? Or should they try alternative strategies to treatment, which could lead to worse cancer-related outcomes?

May 14, 2021

Study Concludes That Cystoscopy Has Major Limitations in Predicting Bladder Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (May 14, 2021)—In a recent study, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center found that there are major limitations in using cystoscopy for predicting the presence of muscle-invasive bladder cancer in patients who are candidates for bladder removal.

May 12, 2021

Fox Chase Study Indicates Benefits of Combined Therapies in Targeting Subpopulations of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Cells

PHILADELPHIA (May 12, 2021)—In a recent study, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center showed that the combined use of the drugs venetoclax (Venclexta) and ibrutinib (Imbruvica) could help eradicate residual disease in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

    May 11, 2021

    Fox Chase Cancer Center Joins National Experts in Developing Framework to Address Cancer Care Disparities

    PHILADELPHIA (May 11, 2021)—Cancer health disparities is a broad and complex issue that requires new approaches and adjustments to the existing cancer continuum framework.  Evelyn González, MA, senior director of Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Office of Community Outreach, joined a team of experts from across the United States to co-lead a process to develop a framework aimed at addressing cancer care disparities.   

      May 11, 2021

      Fox Chase Researcher Highlights Gene Interactions in Pregnancy That Protect Against Future Risk of Breast Cancer

      PHILADELPHIA (May 11, 2021)—Jose Russo, MD, FACP, senior member and director of The Irma H. Russo, MD, Breast Cancer Research Laboratory at Fox Chase Cancer Center, recently published a study showing how significant differences in gene-to-gene interaction provide long-term breast cancer protection in women who have been pregnant versus those who have not.

        May 7, 2021

        Jordan Anaokar Appointed Site Director For Radiology at Fox Chase Cancer Center

        PHILADELPHIA (May 7, 2021)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Anaokar, MD, as the new site director for radiology.

          May 3, 2021

          Four Fox Chase – East Norriton Nurses Receive 2021 Excellence in Nursing Award From Main Line Today

          PHILADELPHIA (May 3, 2021) – Main Line Today has honored four Fox Chase Cancer Center – East Norriton nurses with their 2021 Excellence in Nursing Award. Nurses from Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties were nominated for their dedication and contributions throughout 2020. Fellow nurses from the region voted on the selections.

            May 3, 2021

            Fifty-Three Fox Chase Cancer Center Physicians Named Top Doctors by Philadelphia Magazine

            PHILADELPHIA (May 3, 2021)— Fifty-three (53) Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2021. Physicians on the list were nominated by a national survey of their professional peers.


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