Fox Chase Cancer Center News

February 9, 2018

Jean Kozempel Receives Oncology Award from the American Physical Therapy Association

PHILADELPHIA (FEBRUARY 9, 2018) – Jean Kozempel, PT, DPT, MS, manager of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been selected by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to receive the 2017 Oncology Section President’s Award. The President’s Award recognizes physical therapists in the oncology field who are considered pioneers within their practice areas.

Carolyn Fang, PhD
February 7, 2018

Ethnic Composition of Neighborhood May Influence Cancer Risk

PHILADELPHIA (FEBRUARY 7, 2018) – A new paper in the journal Cancer finds that living in ethnic enclaves or areas of high segregation was associated with positive and negative effects on cancer risk, stage at diagnosis, and mortality. Findings varied among the ethnicities and types of cancer being studied.

Renata Gordon
February 6, 2018

Statins Offer Hope for Children with the Most Common Brain Tumor Type

PHILADELPHIA (February 6, 2018) – Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have found that cholesterol is required for medulloblastoma tumor growth, implying that statins may be an effective treatment option for children with the most common type of brain tumor.

February 5, 2018

Pancreatic Cancer Researcher Paul Campbell Joins Fox Chase Cancer Center Cancer Biology Program

PHILADELPHIA (FEBRUARY 5, 2018) – At Fox Chase, Campbell’s research will continue to focus on the signaling that drives cancer progression, invasion, and metastasis, with the overall objective of discovering and validating new targets for drug development and finding novel biomarkers for earlier detection and therapeutic monitoring.

January 23, 2018

Fox Chase Adds Director of Translational Medicine Operations

PHILADELPHIA (JANUARY 23, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center has hired Attila Seyhan, PhD, for the newly created position of Director of Translational Medicine Operations.

January 16, 2018

Fox Chase Cancer Center to Hold Open House for Registered Nurses

PHILADELPHIA (January 16, 2018) – Nurses who have graduated from a BSN program who are interested in joining the Fox Chase team are welcome, Sunday, January 28th, 2018. Nursing department leaders and staff will speak about their experiences at the hospital, and answer questions from attendees. Interested nurses will also have the chance to take a tour of the campus.

January 5, 2018

Five Fox Chase and Temple Researchers Earn New Privately-Funded Grants for Pilot Projects

PHILADELPHIA (January 5, 2018) – The new privately funded pilot project grants were created last April as part of the Special Pledge at the annual In Vino Vita Benefit and Wine Auction, Fox Chase’s signature fundraising event.

January 2, 2018

Laura Levin Joins the Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Diagnostic Imaging

PHILADELPHIA (January 2, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to welcome board certified radiologist Laura Levin, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.