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Jan 07, 2013, 00:01 ET

The Cancer Genome Institute at Fox Chase is Among the First in the Nation to Offer Advanced Cancer Patients a Blueprint of Their Cancer Genes

Blueprint could help guide treatment for patients who have exhausted all other options  Fox Chase Cancer Center, a National Cancer...

Dec 03, 2012, 00:01 ET

Leading Cancer Center Administrator/Scientist Richard I. Fisher, MD, To Join Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University School of Medicine

 On March 1, 2013, leading cancer center administrator and nationally recognized hematology/oncology expert Richard I. Fisher, MD, will assume...

Jun 14, 2011, 00:01 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Signs Agreement with Life Technologies Corporation

Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment institutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement...

Jan 31, 2011, 08:21 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Publishes Clinical Outcomes for Patient Use

Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment institutions, today announced the posting of clinical outcomes...

Aug 25, 2010, 08:55 ET

Fox Chase Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Philadelphia Chromosome

In celebration of a seminal discovery in cancer biology, Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the Philadelphia Chromosome Symposium: Past, Present and...

Apr 21, 2006, 01:00 ET

Registration Now Open for Fox Chase Cancer Center's Pedal for Prevention Bike Ride

PHILADELPHIA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Online registration is now open at http://www.foxchasegiving.org/pedal for Fox Chase Cancer Center's...

Apr 04, 2006, 01:00 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Study Shows That Inhibitors of Fibroblast Activation Protein (FAP) Attenuate Tumor Growth in Mice

PHILADELPHIA, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center supports a possible novel approach for...

Jun 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

James C. Greenwood Elected to Fox Chase Cancer Center Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Pennsylvania Congressman James C. Greenwood recently was elected to Fox Chase Cancer Center's board...

May 31, 2005, 01:00 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Named Presenting Sponsor and Beneficiary of 2005 Advanta Championships

PHILADELPHIA, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The world renowned Fox Chase Cancer Center, the nation's first hospital solely devoted to cancer care, has...

Mar 09, 2005, 00:00 ET

Fairmount Park Commission Approves Fox Chase Cancer Center Expansion Plan

PHILADELPHIA, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that reaffirms Philadelphia's position as a world leader in cancer research and treatment, the...

Feb 24, 2005, 00:00 ET

Alfred G. Knudson Jr., M.D., Ph.D., of Fox Chase Cancer Center, Wins Bristol-Myers Squibb Cancer Research Award

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfred G. Knudson Jr., M.D., Ph.D., a Fox Chase Cancer Center Distinguished Scientist and senior advisor to...

Jan 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Selected for Cancer Information Service Contract Award

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI), the government's lead agency for cancer research, has selected Fox...

Oct 13, 2004, 01:00 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Presents $1 Billion Expansion Plan to Fairmount Park Commission

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling the project the "next step in the battle to treat and prevent cancer," Fox Chase Cancer Center...

Apr 07, 2003, 01:00 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center Study: People With MPO Gene Less Likely to Develop Lung Cancer

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A preliminary study funded with money from Pennsylvania's portion of the tobacco settlement indicates that...

Sep 03, 2002, 01:00 ET

Fox Chase Cancer Center First in Area to Offer Patients PET/CT Scanning; Latest and Most Sophisticated Technology in Imaging and Diagnosing Cancers

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Chase Cancer Center is the only institution in the Greater Delaware Valley now offering patients the...

May 16, 1999, 01:00 ET

Study Shows New Drug Combination is a Better Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

ATLANTA, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A landmark study shows that a new drug combination, paclitaxel (Taxol)(R) and carboplatin (Paraplatin)(R), is...

Jun 23, 1998, 01:00 ET

Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center Announce Fox Chase Network Partnership

POTTSTOWN, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pottstown Memorial Medical Center will enhance their oncology program to include access to cutting-edge...

May 11, 1998, 01:00 ET

Robert Urich is Special Guest for Groundbreaking Ceremonies At Fox Chase Cancer Center

WHO: Robert Urich of "Spenser For Hire" and star of the new "Love Boat" series on UPN. WHAT: Groundbreaking for Fox...

Jan 07, 1998, 00:00 ET

Olympic Hall of Famer Dr. Tenley Albright Chairs `Brunch' to Benefit Cancer Research Institute of Fox Chase Cancer Center at U.S. Figure Skating Championships `Exhibition of Champions'

WHO: The first U.S. woman figure skater to win Olympic Gold (1956) (she won a silver medal in 1952), Dr. Tenley Albright,...

Nov 18, 1997, 00:00 ET

9th Annual Tree Lighting Marks Growing Programs to Benefit Fox Chase Cancer Center Patients

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients, friends and staff of Fox Chase Cancer Center will celebrate a growing program to benefit patient...