Philadelphia (March 29, 2012) –“This year we have a remarkably strong showing in the survey,” says Glenn Rall, PhD, the associate professor who oversees the Postdoctoral Research Program at Fox Chase. “I think this reflects on our strong culture of mentoring, integration of basic and clinical research pertinent to cancer, and a common view that our postdoctoral fellows really are the engines of scientific progress.”Full Story »
- Beatrice Mintz, PhD, Receives Ninth Annual AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research
Mintz, professor and Jack Schultz chair in basic science at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, will receive the Ninth Annual AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research during the opening ceremony of the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held Sunday, April 1, at 8:15 a.m. CT.
- Fox Chase Cancer Center Leads Efforts to Establish National Standards for Survivorship Care (03-18-2012)
People are living longer with and after a cancer diagnosis, making survivorship clinics and programs—as well as official guidelines and practices governing the care of survivors—an important emerging component of modern cancer care. Many institutions are looking to gather these resources into an easily understandable plan for their survivors.
- Fox Chase Selected as Candidate for Two LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Projects (03-07-2012)
Finalists will be determined through an online voting campaign taking place on the LIVESTRONG website beginning today and running through Friday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. (ET).
- 3rd Annual GIST Benefit Ball to Benefit Fox Chase Cancer Center (02-15-2012)
Beat the winter blues by attending the 3rd Annual GIST Benefit Ball––an old Hollywood themed casino night that will help raise funds for cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. The event will take place on Saturday, February 18, from 7-10 p.m. at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia (210 West Rittenhouse Square). Guests attending the ball will enjoy passed hors d'oeuvres and stations, dancing, silent auctions, raffles, music, and of course casino games.
- The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Unveils New Mural at Fox Chase Cancer Center (01-30-2012)
The 250-square-foot mural, which is located in Fox Chase’s newly renovated cafeteria, is a multimedia work incorporating paint, glass mosaic, sculptural elements, collage and back-lit layers of painted glass.