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Nurses Invited To Fox Chase Cancer Center's Open House

PHILADELPHIA (December 22, 2000) -- Graduate nurses, registered nurses and nursing students are invited to Fox Chase Cancer Center's Open House on Tuesday, January 9, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Come visit the only nursing department in Pennsylvania to receive the Magnet Nursing Service Recognition Award for outstanding nursing care and find out what the "attraction" is all about! Join us for a tour and refreshments, and visit our specialty booths, mini seminars and video showcases about nursing at Fox Chase. On-site interviews are available. Extensive orientation is offered for new graduates.

R.S.V.P. by calling 215-728-2650. Walk-ins are welcome and parking is free. (Inclement weather date set for Wednesday, January 10, 2001, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's first comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1974, conducts basic and clinical research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center's web site at

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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