Hospital in Poland Welcomes Fox Chase Cancer Center Expert Physician
PHILADELPHIA (June 10, 2002) -- David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc - Chair, Internal Medicine; Chief, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, took his expertise to Poland as the visiting professor at the Silesian Medical University in Katowice. Unger spent time conducting seminars teaching the latest cutting edge diagnostic techniques practiced at Fox Chase Cancer Center for lung and esophageal cancers. Silesian and Fox Chase physicians also discussed the future of collaborative cancer research.
Unger was invited to Silesia to be the keynote speaker at the centennial celebration of the Silesian Medical Association. Unger delivered the address and other lectures in Polish.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's first comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1974, conducts basic and clinical research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center's web site at www.fccc.edu.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).