Events at Fox Chase Cancer Center
The Dragon Boat Festival happens along the Schuylkill River every October. Since the first event in 2002, festival participants and supporters have raised more than $1 million for Fox Chase. Thank you to the teams and all who support Fox Chase Cancer Center through this event.
Cancer Conversations LIVE at Fox Chase Cancer Center
April 3rd: Author George Johnson and "The Cancer Chronicles: Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery."
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Short Course on Introduction to Monte Carlo Treatment Planning
April 10-12, 2014
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Emotional and rehabilitation support for patients, their families.
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A nationally known expert in the management of ovarian cancer, Dr. Rubin's special interests include minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, hereditary ovarian cancer, and ovarian cancer clinical trials.
Additional insights into how cancer cells use PARP1 enzyme to resist current therapies may also point to the next generation of cancer drugs.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA. All money raised at the event will benefit research at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Your support is critical to our success. Join us in our fundraising efforts and enjoy the exciting special events coming up.
Bi-Annual Service of Remembrance
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Families find it very meaningful to connect with staff who cared for their loved one.
Breast Cancer Support Group
This is an open-ended support group for any woman with a diagnosis of breast cancer. Women can join at any time during or after treatment for support, information and sharing.
Monthly, 6:30-8 pm, Areas B and C in the West Building Waiting Room.
Ostomy Support Group
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3rd Thursday of the month, Rooms C & D, Center BuildingMore
Yoga for the Cancer Patient & Cancer Survivor
Thursday, April 17; 3-4 p.m.
Learn how yoga can help you.
Fox Chase Cancer Center Rooms C & D
Contact: Holly Riggs, LSW, 215-728-2936
or Ostomy Nurses 215-728-5500
Take Part and Help Support Fox Chase Cancer Center
Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia holds special events all year to provide cancer education and to benefit the Center. Funds raised go to cancer research, prevention and treatment at Fox Chase. We also partner with community groups to help raise cancer awareness and support. Please join us by taking part in the great events coming up. To learn more, please call our special events office at 215-728-3163.
Culinary Arts and Casino Trip
March 25, 2014; 10AM departure
Careme’s Culinary School and the Tropicana Casino
Mays Landing and Atlantic City, NJ
Join the Marlyn Fein Chapter of Board of Associates of Fox Chase Cancer Center for a fun day of lunch at the Careme’s Culinary School and then off to the Tropicana Casino. $45 covers bus, lunch and $25 in casino play! Bus leaves at 10AM. Save your spot now by calling Janet at 215-632-2698 or Paula at 215-281-9430.
Barnaby’s for Boobies
Hosted by the Tyanna Foundation
Friday, April 4, 2014; 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Barnaby’s of Havertown
1901 Old West Chester Pike
Havertown, PA 19083
The Philadelphia chapter of the Tyanna Foundation, which brings you BreastFest Philly and other spectacular events throughout the year, invites you to Barnaby’s for Boobies on Friday, April 4th. Join us at Barnaby’s of Havertown for an evening of great food, drinks, and fantastic entertainment featuring the Boatloads & Northern Rednecks! Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door and all proceeds benefit breast cancer research, treatment and prevention programs at Fox Chase Cancer Center. This event kicks off a series of fundraisers for Fox Chase leading up to BreastFest Philly, the foundation’s signature event, being held in September. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.breastfest.org/philadelphia.
April 4, 2014; 9PM
Ramada Inn Northeast
11580 Roosevelt Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Join the Marlyn Fein Chapter of Board of Associates of Fox Chase Cancer Center for a night of laughter. Tickets are $18 ($20 at the door); call Beth at 215-742-2703 or Trish at 215-947-5516 for your tickets now!
April in Rio
April 12, 2014
6:30 pm-10:00 pm
James A. Michener Art Museum
138 S. Pine St. Doylestown, PA 18901
The Bucks County Chapter – Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Board of Associates will be hosting ‘April in Rio’, their spring gala and major fund raising event supporting cancer research, at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA. The Brazilian-themed evening includes a cocktail hour with live music by the bossanova group Sambagrilo, silent and live auctions as well as a sit down dinner. For questions and details email AprilinRio@gmail.com or call Linda Brown at 215-262-8715, or to purchase tickets online, click here.
Couture for the Cure
April 27, 2014; Doors at 11:30AM
Pen Ryn Estates
1601 State Rd.
Bensalem, PA 19020
Join the Marlyn Fein Chapter of Board of Associates of Fox Chase Cancer Center for a day of fashion, food and fun. BOC Productions presents fashions from Marlene’s of Collingswood, NJ. Tickets are $44, covers fashion show and lunch. To order tickets call Sandy Feldman at 215-886-5344.
L.A.O.H. Division #39
“Kate’s Way” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Saturday, May 3, 2014; 9:00 a.m.
Mayfair Community Center
2990 St. Vincent Street
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Join the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians St. Brigid Division for the 9th Annual “Kate’s Way” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday, May 3. Help support breast cancer research and programs at Fox Chase, while honoring the life and legacy of Kate Palchick – a beloved L.A.O.H. member who lost her battle with the disease. Registration is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12. This exciting day kicks off at 9:00 a.m. and includes a t-shirt and giveaways. For more information, download L.A.O.H. Division #39 “Kate’s Way” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Registration Form (Word, requires Microsoft Word®) or visit www.aoh39philly.com.
5K in May Run/Walk for the
Marianne DiNofrio Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation
Saturday, May 4, 2013; 9:00 a.m.
Birch Grove Park
1700 Burton Avenue
Northfield, NJ 08225
Join members of the Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union for a great event for a wonderful cause – the 5K Run/Walk for the Marianne DiNofrio Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation. Marianne, who founded the credit union with her husband, was a beloved and respected member of the Linwood community, who also worked at Seaview Elementary School for 35 years. Despite her valiant battle, Marianne succumbed to pancreatic cancer in July 2009. Through this event, her friends and family honor her life and legacy, and help others battling this devastating disease. Registration is $25 in advance, $30 the day of the event with a portion of the proceeds benefitting pancreatic cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. For more information or to register, visit www.jerseyshorefcu.org/race or contact Jeanne Straub at 609-646-3339 x210.
L.A.O.H. Volley for Life Volleyball Tournament
Saturday, May 10, 2014; 10:00 a.m.
Lawncrest Recreation Center
6000 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Members of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (L.A.O.H.) Division 25 invite you to participate in the 12th Annual Volley for Life Volleyball Tournament! Join in a fun-filled day of friendly competition while raising money for a great cause and honoring the life and legacy of L.A.O.H. member JoAnne Duffy. Registration is $20 per person, with six players (at least two females) required for a team. Following the tournament, join in the after party at Curley’s Pub, located at Krewstown and Bloomfield Streets in Northeast Philadelphia. All proceeds benefit breast cancer research and programs at Fox Chase. For more information or to register, download the Volleyball Registration Form (Word, requires Microsoft Word®)or contact Tricia McCool at 215-353-6982 or email@example.com.
Mohegan Sun Casino Trip
June 1, 2014; 9AM departure
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382
Join the Marlyn Fein Chapter of Board of Associates of Fox Chase Cancer Center for a fun filled day at Mohegan Sun. Cost is $36 and includes food voucher and coin play. Bus departs from Fox Chase Cancer Center at 9AM. To make a reservation, call Selma Bell at 215-860-3710.
Myrtle Beach Get-A-Way
October 6-10, 2014
4 night stay at the Patricia Grand Hotel
2710 N Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Join the Marlyn Fein Chapter of Board of Associates of Fox Chase Cancer Center for a Myrtle Beach holiday. Transportation, accomodations, and three gala shows (including “The One” at the Alabama Theatre) all included. For information and reservations call Selma Bell at 215-860-3710. All payments are due July 25, 2014.