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August 12, 2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Maureen V. Hill

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Maureen V. Hill, MD, who will stay on and join the Department of Surgical Oncology as a clinical instructor. Hill will be joining the Fox Chase team upon completion of her Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship here, where she served as administrative chief fellow.

August 11, 2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Robert Brenchak

PHILADELPHIA (August 11, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Robert Brenchak, MD, who will join the Department of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine.

August 10, 2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center Earns HAP Achievement Award

PHILADELPHIA (August 10, 2020)— Fox Chase Cancer Center earned the Achievement Award from The Hospital and Health system Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) for its outstanding effort to improve health care in the communities it serves.

August 10, 2020

Fox Chase Partners With Local Company to Develop COVID Testing Swab for Temple Health

PHILADELPHIA (August 10, 2020)—Fox Chase Cancer Center has formed a partnership with plastic injection molding company The Rodon Group to develop nasal and oral collection swabs to test for COVID-19. These new swabs have shown improved sensitivity compared to currently marketed swabs. This partnership will provide Temple University Health System with necessary COVID-19 swabs for the next five years.

August 10, 2020

Fox Chase Researchers Investigate Radiodynamic Therapy for Treatment of Prostate Tumors

PHILADELPHIA (August 10, 2020)—In a recent study, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center found that prostate tumor growth was delayed in mouse models when treated with specific types of radiodynamic therapy.

August 6, 2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center Proudly Supports Miles for Melanoma Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2020) - As part of its never-ending commitment to community health, Fox Chase Cancer Center proudly supports Miles for Melanoma 2020 in Philadelphia. The Melanoma Research Foundation is adhering to social distancing guidelines and making the 5k run/walk virtual this year.

August 5, 2020

Fox Chase and Temple Researchers Study Colon Cancer Survival Disparities Using Residential History

PHILADELPHIA (August 5, 2020)—In a study published online today, researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University used a novel approach to analyzing cancer survival disparities in relation to residence by incorporating residential mobility.

Jeffrey M. Farma, MD, FACS, one of the editorial's authors
August 4, 2020

Fox Chase Physicians Offer Tips on Virtual Fellowship Interviews

PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2020)–Physicians at Fox Chase Cancer Center have published an editorial outlining how they conducted virtual recruiting interviews for their surgical oncology fellowships, a publication they say is one of the first of its kind.

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