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 treatment holds promise for resistant lung cancer

A new chemotherapy regimen appears to produce minimal side effects in patients with lung cancer that has not responded to previous therapy, paving the way for additional research to determine if the new regimen also helps ...

Apr 09, 2013
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Exploring lincRNA's role in breast cancer

Once considered part of the "junk" of our genome, much of the DNA between protein-coding genes is now known to be transcribed. New findings by scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center have identified several dozen transcripts ...

Apr 08, 2013
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Scientists find a new way to boost common cancer drugs

Shutting down a specific pathway in cancer cells appears to improve the ability of common drugs to wipe those cells out, according to new research from scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center, published in the January issue ...

Jan 14, 2013
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