Latest Fox Chase Stories

2012-12-10 12:23:39

Previous research has shown that a family of genes, proteins and enzymes called the uPA system (for urokinase plasminogen activator) plays an active role in different facets of cancer's biology, including tumor cell invasion, the spread of metastases, and the growth of a primary tumor.

2012-04-04 20:20:57

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a very aggressive, often misunderstood type of cancer that is diagnosed more frequently in younger women compared with other types of breast cancer.

2011-10-05 14:31:26

In a new study led by Fox Chase Cancer Center radiation oncologist Natasha Townsend, M.D., researchers have found that Gleason scores determined by pathologists at Fox Chase Cancer Center more accurately predict the risk of recurrence than Gleason scores from referring institutions.

2011-04-06 16:00:35

Numerous studies show that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce the risk of colon cancer.

2011-04-05 00:06:37

New findings by Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers link a common variant of the powerful anticancer gene p53 to increased inflammatory responses following DNA damage.

2011-03-21 12:54:00

WEST TRENTON, N.J., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC) announced today that five New Jersey municipalities have joined its "Kick Butt" competition that pits them against one another to see which town can reduce smoking amongst its public employees the most.

2008-08-07 12:00:13

To: TRANSPORTATION EDITORS Contact: Felipe Suarez of SEPTA Public Relations, +1-215-580- 7842 PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SEPTA will operate shuttle buses for R8 Fox Chase Line passengers on Sunday, August 10 due to a railroad maintenance project.

2007-10-24 12:00:08

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SEPTA will perform a maintenance project that will alter R8 Fox Chase regional rail service on Saturday & Sunday, October 27 & 28.

2007-01-04 18:00:34

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SEPTA's R8 Chestnut Hill West-Fox Chase regional rail line will operate with new schedules beginning Monday, January 8 to accommodate a railroad maintenance project between North Philadelphia and Chestnut Hill West Stations.

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