"Strength for All Seasons" Health Fair To Be Held At Fox Chase Cancer Center
PHILADELPHIA (May 20, 2003) — Patients and their caregivers are invited to participate in a free event "Strength for All Seasons," to be held in the courtyard at Fox Chase Cancer Center on June 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. "Strength for All Seasons" is an educational fair for cancer patients and their caregivers who are dealing with diagnosis and treatment. Representatives from Fox Chase Cancer Center as well as outside companies will be available to discuss topics such as nutrition, social work needs, cancer research and cancer prevention.
In addition, representatives from Neutrogena® will provide information on skin care and they will also be available to take special photographs with an Ultraviolet (UV) Light Detection camera, which can show hyperpigmentation due to sun damage.
Additionally, there will be services such as chair massage and reflexology. A free barbecue lunch will be part of the day's events. For additional information, please call 215-728-2580.
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).