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    Reaching Young Adults: Development of an Internet Intervention for Skin Cancer Prevention

    by  • June 23, 2015 • Cancer Research, Cancer Screening, Skin Cancer • 0 Comments

    By Carolyn Heckman, PhD, Associate Professor, Fox Chase Cancer Center Several studies have shown that young adults 18 to 25 years old commonly expose themselves to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, either from the sun or indoor tanning, without using sunscreen or other skin protection. This exposure is a known risk factor for skin cancer, which...

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    Fox Chase Breast Cancer Survivor Wins First Place in 2014 Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition

    by  • January 21, 2015 • Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer Treatment, Events, Special events

    Susan Hope Schaffer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 when she was just 45 years old. She found her cancer through a self-exam, not from a mammography or ultrasound. She attributes her success in beating cancer to the excellent care she received by the healthcare providers of Fox Chase, to her family and...

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    After Seeing Blood in His Urine, Abu Bradley, an Active Father of Two, Was Diagnosed with a Rare and Agressive Cancer

    by  • December 17, 2014 • Chemotherapy, Sarcoma, Surgery

    Abu-Methuselah Bradley was the epitome of good health.  The married father of two is an athlete with a muscular build.  He’s a pharmaceutical sales representative, part-time church Pastor and enjoys time outdoors bike-riding and running. He took quick action when he noticed blood in his urine. “I went right to the ER,” said Abu....

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    From Pain to Progress: One Man’s Journey to Fund Cancer Research

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Cancer Research, General Interest, Genetic Counseling, Ovarian Cancer, Scientific Research

    More than a decade after his wife’s death, Lowell Dubrow is still fighting cancer by funding research at Fox Chase “One of the things about cancer is that there are a lot of people touched by it—almost everyone is—and those stories kind of get to you,” says Lowell Dubrow, a longtime Fox Chase donor. ...

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    Consumer Reports Rates Fox Chase Cancer Center Best Surgical Outcomes in Philadelphia

    by  • August 7, 2013 • General Interest, Scientific Research, Surgery

    You may have seen news accounts of the report released last week by Consumer Reports rating the surgical outcomes of patients at 2,463 hospitals nationwide, including 32 hospitals in the Philadelphia area. As reported in a number of media outlets, of those 32 hospitals, Fox Chase posted the best surgical outcomes of any hospital...

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