January 15, 2018
Sanjeevani Arora, PhD
Originally published in Forward, Fall/Winter 2017 In India, I grew up surrounded by cultural and religious diversity and I learned from an early age the value of different opinions and perspectives. Moving to the U.S. to pursue doctoral studies, I was... read more
July 28, 2017
Fox Chase Cancer Center Celebrates 50 Years Since the Discovery of the...
Originally published in Forward, Spring/Summer 2017   By Paige Allen Scientists are seekers. Their inquiries may lead them to the far reaches of the world, or inward to incomprehensibly small molecular worlds. At a time before research on individual... read more
July 5, 2017
Proteins and Pavarotti: How One Scientist Forged His Own Path
By Paige Allen Originally published in Forward, Spring/Summer 2017 Roland L. Dunbrack, Jr, PhD [photo: Gene Smirnov]Roland Dunbrack was a toddler when Stanley P. Reimann died. But Reimann — founder of the Institute for Cancer Research, which evolved into... read more
June 14, 2017
An Intimate Look at Sex After Cancer
Originally published in Forward, Spring/Summer 2017   By Paige Allen Cancer can take people through a series of waiting rooms, infusion rooms, operating rooms, and hospital rooms. When it’s over, another problem can be lurking in a different room: the... read more
November 30, 2016
The Study That Launched 50,000 Papers (and Counting)
Fox Chase Scientists Celebrate 25 Years of AKT-Related ResearchBy Bryan BechtelOctober 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of a landmark study that originated in a laboratory at Fox Chase Cancer Center. The study, called “A Retroviral Oncogene, AKT, Encoding a... read more
December 1, 2015
A Day (or Two) in the Life of Surgical Oncologist Jeffrey Farma
Originally published in Forward, Fall/Winter 2015 Precision, compassion, patience, determination, and dedication — these are key traits of any good surgeon. Luckily for his patients at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Jeffrey Farma possesses all of these traits.... read more