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Michael Scott an assistant professor at Fox Chase in Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care Program
August 15, 2022

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Michael Scott

PHILADELPHIA (August 15, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Scott, MD, who will be joining the Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care Program in the Department of Hematology/Oncology as an assistant professor.

Austin D. Williams, MD, MSEd, as a surgeon in the Breast Cancer Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Surgical
August 9, 2022

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Austin D. Williams

PHILADELPHIA (August 9, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Austin D. Williams, MD, MSEd, as a surgeon in the Breast Cancer Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

Hossein Borghaei, DO, MS, chief of Thoracic Medical Oncology
August 8, 2022

Tarlatamab Shows Efficacy Against Metastatic Small Cell Lung Cancer in Phase 1 Study

PHILADELPHIA (August 8, 2022)—Patients with metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC) have limited options for treatment, with few drugs available for patients who have already completed frontline chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Now a global multi-institutional study that included researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center has shown that the investigational drug tarlatamab is a promising new potential treatment for SCLC.

Tomasz Skorski, MD, PhD, DSc, director of the Fels Cancer Institute and associate director at Fox Chase
August 4, 2022

Fels Cancer Institute for Personalized Medicine, Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Thomas Jefferson University to Host Inaugural Symposium on Genome Instability and Personalized Medicine

PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2022)—The Fels Cancer Institute for Personalized Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, in partnership with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Thomas Jefferson University, will host a free symposium, “Genome Instability: Discovery to Personalized Medicine.” This event will be held in person on Friday, October 14, 2022, at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Philadelphia.

Dr. Adam Walchak, assistant professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
August 3, 2022

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Adam Walchak

PHILADELPHIA (August 3, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Adam Walchak, MD, MS, as an assistant professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology, where he will work in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Nithya Cherukuru, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Psychiatry
August 2, 2022

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Nithya Cherukuru

PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Nithya Cherukuru, MD, as an assistant professor in the Section of Psychiatry, where she will help patients cope with cancer throughout their treatment, from initial diagnosis to survivorship or end of life.

Malorie K. Simons, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Gastroenterology
August 2, 2022

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Malorie K. Simons

PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Malorie K. Simons, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Gastroenterology.

Vanessa Wookey, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology
July 25, 2022

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Vanessa B. Wookey

PHILADELPHIA (July 25, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Vanessa B. Wookey, MD, as an assistant professor in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program.

Wookey earned her medical degree in 2015 from the Sanford School of Medicine at The University of South Dakota and went on to an internal medicine residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology from South Dakota State University.

 

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