Fox Chase Cancer Center In Depth

Riding the Caregiver Roller Coaster

Being a caregiver for a loved one with cancer can be frightening and heart-wrenching, but it can also be rewarding. In many ways, it’s a job as complicated as the disease itself.


Coping With Cancer Weight Loss

Among the many changes that cancer and its treatment bring, perhaps none is more challenging than cachexia (pronounced “kuh-KEK-see-uh”), a wasting syndrome in which patients experience loss of body fat and muscle as a result of advanced cancer or malnourishment.


Cutting-Edge Care for Blood Cancers

Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer. These cancers, which include leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and many others, account for nearly 10% of all new cancer cases, according to the Leukemia Research Foundation. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society estimates that 1.3 million Americans are living with, or are in remission from, leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma.