Fox Chase Cancer Center used to be a place where Nobel laureates toiled. Now, people who love the place—and in oncology, many people do—are hoping that Jonathan Chernoff, Fox Chase’s new director, will restore vitality to the venerable Philadelphia-based cancer center.
The Institute for Cancer Research (ICR) was and is a hotbed for basic and translational discovery. Initially a standalone institute, the ICR is currently the main science engine for the Fox Chase Cancer Center.
The Union for International Cancer Control and multiple partners are establishing the Access to Oncology Medicines Coalition, a global partnership to increase access to quality-assured essential cancer medicines in low- and lower-middle-income countries, and to help countries develop the capacity for their proper use.