Al-Saleem Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tahseen-Al-Saleem-revFox Chase Cancer Center pathologist and Temple University Hospital alum Tahseen I. Al-Saleem, MD, has been recognized by the Iraqi Medical Sciences Association with its Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in medical sciences. In Iraq, Al-Saleem was a professor of pathology and taught students and pathology fellows in the areas of medicine, pathology, and cancer research. He also served as president of the Iraqi Board of Pathology and consulted with the World Health Organization to establish a cancer registry there. Al-Saleem maintains a special emphasis on hematologic and urologic malignancies, has collaborated on the establishment of kidney and prostate cancer databases at Fox Chase, and works closely with the Center’s lymphoma group. His research collaborations include a focus on the molecular genetics and immunology of kidney and prostate cancers, and he has published extensively on the pathology of lymphomas. In addition, he chairs the organizing committee of the Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting, held yearly at Fox Chase.