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Support Group for Women With Gynecologic Cancer Meets at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (February 12, 2002) -- Women with gynecologic cancer are invited to attend a cancer support group sponsored by Fox Chase Cancer Center. The focus of the group is to provide women with support and education that will help them through the cancer experience and beyond.

The next gynecologic cancer support group meets on Wednesday, February 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Regular meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of every month.

There is no charge to attend, but registration is necessary. To register or for more information, please call the Social Work Department at Fox Chase Cancer Center at 215-728-2666.

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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