June 23, 2021
Riding the Caregiver Roller Coaster
By Marian Dennis Originally published in Forward – Summer/Fall 2020 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. “I... read more
June 14, 2021
Coping With Cancer Weight Loss
By Marian Dennis Originally published in Forward – Winter/Spring 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... read more
May 5, 2021
On the Front Lines of COVID-19: How Nurses at Fox Chase Held It Togeth...
By Marian Dennis In March 2020, Fox Chase Cancer Center was among thousands of healthcare facilities around the country facing the challenge of providing a continued high standard of care while adapting to changing information and protocols surrounding the... read more
May 4, 2021
A Working-Class Scientist
By Marian Dennis Originally published in the Summer/Fall 2020 Issue of Forward Growing up in Barcelona, Spain, Israel Cañadas, PhD, was fascinated by the world around him and dreamed of a career in science. Cañadas, now an assistant professor in the... read more
April 16, 2021
Cutting-Edge Care for Blood Cancers
By Marian Dennis 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... read more
April 2, 2020
High School Students Create Art To Highlight The Cancer Journey Of Pat...
Getting diagnosed and treated for cancer is easily the most difficult event someone can go through in their life. Some patients try to understand their struggle through words or music. And sometimes, art created by others can play a role. Beyond the Canvas... read more