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A series of book events about research, history, and living with cancer. See the archives on our site.
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Join us at Fox Chase Cancer Center for a series of conversations with authors, filmmakers and others about living with cancer.

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George Johnson

The Cancer ChroniclesThe Cancer Chronicles: 
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Thursday, April 3, 2014

George Johnson, New York Times science writer, discovers a revolution under way in understanding what cancer really is and where it comes from.


Danielle Ofri, MD: What Doctors Feel

What Doctors Feel: 
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Danielle Ofri dissects the hidden emotional responses of doctors, and how these directly influence patients.


Jessica Wapner

The Philadelphia Chromosome: 
A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Jessica Wapner launches her new book on a major discovery by Fox Chase researchers.


Love versus Cancer presents Dr. Eva Selhub

Living and Loving  Despite Cancer
a talk by Dr. Eva Selhub, author of The Love Response
Thursday, February 21, 2013
7:00 p.m.


Rebecca Katz, MS

Rebecca Katz, author of the award-winning cookbook The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, shares strategies that help strengthen the body's resistance to cancer, complement medical care and bolster recovery after treatment.
Thursday, November 15, 2012


John Kaplan

John Kaplan is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning photographer who captured his journey with lymphoma. The result is Not As I Pictured, an autobiographical 54-minute film following his unexpected cancer journey.
February 2, 2012
6:30 p.m. More

Kelly Corrigan

Author of Lift and the NY Times Bestseller The Middle Place.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
7:00 p.m.


Susan Conley

Writer and breast cancer survivor Susan Conley reads from her new memoir The Foremost Good Fortune
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
7:00 p.m.