Fox Chase Cancer Center In Depth

A Day (or Two) in the Life of Surgical Oncologist Jeffrey Farma

December 1, 2015

Like any good surgeon, Farma never slows down. He is on the go from the moment he wakes up with his children — helping his wife Daria get them ready for the day — to the time he leaves the hospital some 13 hours later.

Fox Chase Urologic Oncology Contributions and Accomplishments

September 16, 2017

Fox Chase’s Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology looks back at its top accomplishments in 2016-17.

Alexander Kutikov Appointed Chief of the Division of Urologic Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center

September 20, 2017

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS, has been appointed the new Chief of the Division of Urologic Oncology in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Kutikov joined the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase after completing a Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship at the Center. 

Fellow Establishes Urologic Oncology Program in Israel

September 14, 2017

Miki Haifler, MD, just completed his urologic oncology fellowship at Fox Chase. Haifler knew he wanted a field that incorporated both major and minor surgery, and offered a rich clinic experience for him to interact with patients on a personal level. He believes urology and urologic oncology are unique in this respect.

Robert Uzzo, MD, FACS, Receives Award from Society of Urologic Oncology

September 18, 2017

Robert Uzzo, MD, FACS, Chair of the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, is the recipient of the President’s Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO). 

Nurse’s Passion Makes her a Mainstay at Fox Chase

September 15, 2017

Long hours spent on your feet can sometimes make nursing feel like a thankless job. But for Sue Smolenski Burke, BSN, RN, OCN, her love for her patients is what gets her up in the morning and what keeps her going during those long days.

Fox Chase Uses Innovative Transperineal Biopsy Technique for Detecting Prostate Cancer to Reduce the Chance of Biopsy-Related Complications

September 19, 2017

For some men who need a prostate biopsy to test for prostate cancer, Fox Chase Cancer Center offers an alternative approach that is safer, with significantly lower risks of infection, and potentially higher rate of tumor detection.

Fox Chase Cancer Center Celebrates 50 Years Since the Discovery of the Hepatitis B Virus

July 28, 2017

At a time before research on individual genes was possible, the late Nobel Laureate Baruch S. Blumberg combined these approaches, saving millions of lives.


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