• General Interest

    Fox Chase Night at the Phillies – Wednesday, June 25!

    by  • June 23, 2014 • Events, General Interest, Special events • 0 Comments

    The Fox Chase Chapter of the Board of Associates presents Fox Chase Night at the Phillies on Wednesday, June 25 at 7:05 p.m. when the Phillies take on the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Proceeds from ticket sales will help fund cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center.  To order tickets, visit www.phillies.com/FCCC...

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    Fox Chase Surgeon Passes it on to the Next Generation

    by  • May 21, 2014 • General Interest, Kidney Cancer, News, Surgery

    Fox Chase surgeon Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS, is recognized for teaching the next generation of urologic surgeons. He received the American Urologic Association’s Residents Committee Teaching Award at the organizations annual meeting in May 2014. A nationally recognized leader in urologic oncology, Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS, understands the value of sharing his knowledge...

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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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    State Funding is Vital to Support Life-Saving Biomedical Research

    by  • March 12, 2014 • Cancer Research, General Interest, News

    In 2001, Pennsylvania allocated 19 percent of its Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) funding annually to life-saving biomedical research through the Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) program. While these funds have led to research advances in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, infectious diseases, and public health, as well as grown Pennsylvania’s economy, they frequently come...

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    Safeguarding Against Scarcity: The Impact of Drug Shortages on Patient Care

    by  • January 21, 2014 • Cancer Drugs, General Interest, News

    Fox Chase, like every other hospital in the United States, faces daily challenges caused by the ongoing nationwide shortage of vital medications. What was once an occasional headache has become a constant threat to safe and cost-effective patient care. In this blog, I will discuss the ongoing challenges the drug-shortage problem poses and describe...

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    Operation Jimbo Claus Arrives at Fox Chase

    by  • December 28, 2013 • Coping with Cancer, Events, General Interest, Special events

    When Brian McShane started Jimbo’s Squad, his goal was to provide comfort for patients treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center and their families. This Christmas, he did just that by distributing performance pullover sweatshirts and hats to patients. One of the Squad’s most popular annual traditions is called “Operation Jimbo Claus,” in which they...

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    Fox Chase Earns Prestigious Magnet® Nursing Designation for Fourth Time in a Row

    by  • December 16, 2013 • General Interest, Nursing

    The Center is the only provider in Pennsylvania, and one of only 13 in the nation, to have achieved a fourth designation Fox Chase Cancer Center, the first acute care hospital in Pennsylvania and specialty hospital in the country to receive Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s...

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    Settling Into Our New Home

    by  • October 22, 2013 • Breast Cancer Treatment, Cancer Screening, General Interest, Menopause, Nutrition and Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Women's Cancer Center, Yoga for Cancer Patients

    It’s hard to believe that Temple Health Women’s Care has been open for over a year now.  For me, the medical director, the year has flown by and much has happened.  All of our medical specialties are up and running and all the doctors and staff are working in collaboration. To be honest, this...

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