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June 11, 2020

Fox Chase Researcher Carolyn Fang Appointed Associate Editor of Health Psychology

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2020)— Health Psychology is the official journal for the Society for Health Psychology, which works to promote education and services in the psychology of health and illness. It publishes a wide range of research reports as well as systematic reviews and meta-analyses, critical reviews of issues in health psychology and behavioral medicine, methodological guidance and tutorials, and advances in research methods.

June 10, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Examine New Methods for Analyzing Genomic Profiles From Large-Scale Studies That Predict Cancer Outcomes

PHILADELPHIA (June 10, 2020)— The work could aid in the design of clinical studies that could ultimately lead to improved and personalized cancer treatments.

June 5, 2020

Fox Chase Faculty to Present Educational Webinar on Lung Cancer Research

PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2020)—Fox Chase faculty members will be hosting a virtual education presentation next Tuesday, June 9, from 5:30 to 6 pm, titled “From Bench to Bedside – Lung Cancer Treatments.”

June 1, 2020

Fox Chase Will Host Online Event on Cancer and COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA (Jun 1, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center will host an online patient education event, “Together Facing Cancer and COVID-19,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4. Fox Chase understands that patients and caregivers have concerns and questions as they navigate their cancer journey in these challenging times, and the event will address many of those issues. Our panel of experts is here to help.

Dr. Martin Edelman
May 29, 2020

Fox Chase Researcher Leads International Study Evaluating Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer Using Dinutuximab

PHILADELPHIA (May 29, 2020)— The study ultimately concluded that treatment with dinutuximab plus irinotecan was not superior to the established second-line treatment for relapsed/refractory small cell lung cancer.

Dr. Martin Edelman
May 29, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Investigate Marrow Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Treating Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (May 29, 2020) — After earlier research found that the same lymphocytes that can treat a tumor are also present in bone marrow, Fox Chase became one of the first institutions to open a trial investigating the effectiveness of using marrow infiltrating lymphocytes for the treatment of NSCLC.

May 29, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Underscore Efficacy of Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib in Treating Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

PHILADELPHIA (May 29, 2020)—Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in combination with axitinib (Inlyta) continues to show improved efficacy in the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma when compared with the use of sunitinib (Sutent).

Lauren Zimmaro, PhD, lead author
May 28, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Investigate Perceived Barriers to Discussing Sexual Issues in Breast Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA (May 28, 2020)—Breast cancer patients describe having thoughts and feelings that can prevent them from discussing cancer-related sexual issues with their healthcare providers, even if they would like to.

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