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Meet Susan Sippel, Nursing Assistant in Fox Chase’s Urologic Oncology News

Meet Susan Sippel, Nursing Assistant in Fox Chase’s Urologic Oncology

Throughout Susan Sippel’s career at Fox Chase, three things have stood out: mentors, connecting with patients, and teamwork. She joined Fox Chase 29 years ago as a ward secretary for the Three South unit after her sister-in-law, a Fox Chase nurse, told her about the opening. Three years later, she moved into patient care as a nursing assistant—a title she’s held proudly for 26 years.
Patient-Reported Quality of Life Research May Guide Treatment Decisions for Lower-Risk Prostate Cancer News

Patient-Reported Quality of Life Research May Guide Treatment Decisions for Lower-Risk Prostate Cancer

New research from clinical investigators at Fox Chase may help men with prostate cancer in selecting the appropriate type of radiation therapy to treat their disease.
Research Identifies Predictors of Concern in Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Patients News

Research Identifies Predictors of Concern in Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Patients

In a recent study, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers sought to identify predictors of concern in men who recently underwent treatment for prostate cancer.
Experience and Expertise Makes Retroperitoneal Approach an Option for Renal Surgery News

Experience and Expertise Makes Retroperitoneal Approach an Option for Renal Surgery

Robot-assisted renal surgery using retroperitoneal access requires substantial technical expertise and experience, and the urologic oncology team at Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of few local centers of excellence that offers it as a treatment option.
International Collaborations Help Optimize Partial Nephrectomy Techniques News

International Collaborations Help Optimize Partial Nephrectomy Techniques

The urologic oncology team at Fox Chase Cancer Center continues to foster important international relationships in its pursuit of optimal surgical strategies for kidney cancer.
De-escalating Treatment for Bladder and Prostate Cancers News

De-escalating Treatment for Bladder and Prostate Cancers

Treatment approaches for bladder and prostate cancers have undergone rapid evolution in the last few years. Some patients can now safely delay or avoid surgery entirely and preserve their quality of life with positive oncological outcomes. Here are some lessons Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers are learning about these de-escalation approaches.
SpaceOAR Hydrogel Reduces Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy News

SpaceOAR Hydrogel Reduces Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy

In a minimally invasive outpatient procedure, the two liquid components of SpaceOAR hydrogel are injected through the peritoneum (transperineally) into the space between the rectal wall and the prostate by a urologist. The procedure is done under anesthesia with ultrasound guidance.

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