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Fox Chase Cancer Center In Depth

Riding the Caregiver Roller Coaster

June 23, 2021

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

June 14, 2021

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.

On the Front Lines of COVID-19: How Nurses at Fox Chase Held It Together and Continued to Give

May 5, 2021

At the forefront of this pandemic have been nurses who, day in and day out, are charged with not only caring for the physical health and mental well-being of their patients, but also with an immeasurable amount of behind-the-scenes work that ensures that operations run smoothly.

A Working-Class Scientist

May 4, 2021

Growing up in Barcelona, Spain, Israel Cañadas, PhD, was fascinated by the world around him and dreamed of a career in science.

Cutting-Edge Care for Blood Cancers

April 16, 2021

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.

Trainee Spotlight: Jittasak (Jake) Khowsathit, PhD

December 1, 2020

Jittasak (Jake) Khowsathit, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Dr. John Karanicolas' Lab
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Trainee Spotlight: Ting Zhang, PhD

October 23, 2020

Ting Zhang, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Dr. Siddharth Balachandran’s Lab
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Trainee Spotlight: Lauren Zimmaro, PhD

August 14, 2020

While I had childhood dreams of becoming a marine biologist, veterinarian, or something along the lines of working with animals in the great outdoors, I found that my curiosity about how people think, feel, and relate to each other and the world eventually outweighed my interest in solely studying animals.


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