Perspectives: A Cancer Journey From Three Points of View

"I think I was in shock; but as soon as I walked into the room and met Dr. Cohen, I could just feel the stress go away because the first thing he said was 'You're going to be fine.' "

Maryanne Kipe


 

  

 

  

Radio personalities sat down with cancer survivors to discuss the treatment they received at Fox Chase Cancer Center. They were joined by physicians and nurse navigators who highlighted symptoms and warning signs and emphasized the importance of cancer screenings. Follow their journeys to understand what you need to know about cancer symptoms, early detection, treatment, and the Fox Chase experience.

Maryanne Kipe and Dr. Steven Cohen

Maryanne Kipe and Dr. Steven Cohen

VIDEO: BEN FM radio DJ Marilyn Russell speaks with Maryanne Kipe, Nurse Navigator Debbie Scanlon, and Dr.Cohen at Fox Chase Cancer Center. (4:10)

"I think I was in shock; but as soon as I walked into the room and met Dr. Cohen, I could just feel the stress go away because the first thing he said was "You're going to be fine."  Follow Maryanne’s story here, from diagnosis to treatment.

“They are constantly trying new techniques, learning, researching, so they absolutely are state-of-the-art. But what they do above and beyond is they put the human factor on top.” Colorectal cancer survivor Maryanne Kipe remembers the hospital-wide support and compassion she received at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
 


Beth Brunswick and Dr. Stephen Rubin

More FM radio DJ Jenn Ryan sat down with cancer survivor Beth Brunswick to discuss the treatment she received at Fox Chase Cancer Center. They were joined by her physician, Dr. Stephen Rubin, and nurse navigator, Carol Cherry, who highlights symptoms and warning signs and emphasizes the importance of cancer screenings. Follow Beth’s journey to understand what you need to know about gynecologic cancer symptoms, treatment and early detection.

When Beth Brunswick was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she chose to leave New York City and headed for Fox Chase Cancer Center where she sought intimate treatment and attention at the hands of Dr. Stephen Rubin.

As the Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, he explains why Fox Chase is a leader in treating cancer: “We have a multidisciplinary approach with all of the experience that comes with being a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. We treat more cases of rare and common cancers than most other hospitals, and this kind of experience is linked to better outcomes. So, no matter what kind of cancer you have you can expect to get experienced care at Fox Chase.”