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Fox Chase Cancer Center Helps Those Who Care for Loved Ones with Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (November 5, 1999) — Fox Chase Cancer Center offers "Strength for Caring," a FREE program to provide community-based support and education for family members who care for a loved one with cancer at home.

The two-part program is on November 15 and 16, 1999 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Fox Chase Cancer Center, 7701 Burholme Ave., Northeast Philadelphia. Dinner will be provided at 5:30. To register, please call Marge Winters at 215-728-2668.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the 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 was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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