Fox Chase Cancer Center and American Cancer Society to Host I Can Cope
PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 1999) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society will conduct a six-class course for people with cancer, their family and friends. Offered across the country, I Can Cope provides practical information about cancer, various treatments and strategies for self-care.
The classes will be held on six consecutive Tuesday evenings at Fox Chase Cancer Center, 7701 Burholme Ave., Northeast Philadelphia. The classes are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning October 5 and running through November 9.
Early registration is recommended. To register or for more information, please contact Carolyn Weaver at 215-728-3004.
Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of 36 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. Fox Chase activities include basic and clinical research; prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; and community outreach programs.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).