Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Fox Chase Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer center for research, physician training and patient care. The Center was formed in 1974 with the merger of the first cancer hospital, American Oncologic Hospital and the Institute for Cancer Research. Today, Fox Chase Cancer Center located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metro area is a leading research, patient treatment and physician training center. Research takes place in more than 80 labs within the Center and employs more than 325 physicians and scientists.

Address
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497
E-mail
Lisa.Bailey@fccc.edu
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Researchers discover new mechanism of gene regulation

In the cells of humans and other organisms, only a subset of genes are active at any given time, depending largely on the stage of life and the particular duties of the cell. Cells use different molecular mechanisms to orchestrate ...

Feb 26, 2014
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New technique alleviates painful bone metastases

A high-dose of ultrasound targeted to painful bone metastases appears to quickly bring patients relief, and with largely tolerable side effects, according to new research presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists at ...

May 31, 2013
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New therapy is tolerable in lung cancer

A promising new therapy for the most common form of lung cancer appears to produce largely manageable side effects, and an ongoing clinical trial is determining whether the compound treats tumors more effectively than what's ...

May 31, 2013
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Researchers find some lung cancers linked to common virus

A common virus known to cause cervical and head and neck cancers may also trigger some cases of lung cancer, according to new research presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 on Wednesday, April ...

Apr 10, 2013
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