Fox Chase Cancer Center Offers Smoking Cessation Class
People who quit smoking, regardless of age, live longer than people who continue to smoke, according to the U.S. Surgeon General. It's never too late. If you want to stop smoking, Fox Chase Cancer Center can help. The Center is offering a smoking cessation program on Tuesday, May 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Complete Care, the Complementary Medicine Program of Fox Chase Cancer Center, 432 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia. In addition to traditional methods, acupuncture and hypnotherapy are options available to help you kick the habit. The registration fee is $10 and refreshments will be served. For more information or to register for the session, call 215-728-7000.
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).