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Fox Chase Cancer Center Hosts Fall Nursing Open House

PHILADELPHIA (October 7, 2003) — Looking to join an award-winning team of nurses? You'll find it at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania's first Magnet hospital. Registered nurses, graduate nurses and nursing students are encouraged to come see what all the attraction is about at an Open House on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Fox Chase Nursing department was the first cancer hospital in the nation to receive the prestigious Magnet Nursing Service Recognition Award.

Visitors can complete on-site interviews, visit specialty booths, and view a video showcase of the excellence in nursing at Fox Chase. Staff members will be available to explain the new graduate and nurse extern programs and benefits packages. Free parking is available and refreshments will be provided.

Interested? Please R.S.V.P. by calling 215-728-2651. Walk-ins are welcomed.

Fox Chase Cancer Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

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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