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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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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New technology spots drugs' early impact on cancer

A new preclinical technology enables researchers to quickly determine if a particular treatment is effective against gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), providing a boost to animal research and possibly patient care, ...

Apr 09, 2013
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Quantifying heterogeneity in breast cancer

A variety of mutations may give rise to breast cancer, but scientists generally assume that it starts off with just a few. That's because later-stage breast cancers tend to have more mutations—they are more heterogeneous—than ...

Apr 09, 2013
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