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    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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    A Sea of Pink

    by  • May 13, 2014 • Breast Cancer Treatment, Cancer Research, Special events, Women's Cancer Center

    A sea of pink people. That’s pretty much all you saw at this past Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to raise monies for breast cancer. Thousands of people: patients, survivors, families, nurses, doctors, friends, police, EMTs, advocates, volunteers, reporters, and so many others who are concerned. And in case you didn’t...

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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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    Join former NFL player, Chris Draft, at Together Facing Lung Cancer

    by  • October 29, 2013 • Lung Cancer, Special events

    It’s quite uncommon to find a former NFL linebacker visiting a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center, much less one who visited all 41 NCI centers last year. But when you meet Chris Draft, the reason becomes clear. His wife, Keasha Rutledge Draft, was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in early...

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