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Fox Chase Cancer Center Holds Breast Cancer Support Group

PHILADELPHIA (January 21, 2004) -- The breast cancer support group at Fox Chase Cancer Center invites women to attend a support session on Wednesday, February 4, 2004. Fox Chase physical therapist, Jeannie Kozempel, is the first guest speaker in the 2004 series and will give "An Introduction to Yoga" from 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. The second half of the session will run until 8:30 p.m. and will be open for discussion and support.

All breast cancer support group sessions will be held in the outpatient department at Fox Chase Cancer Center on the first Wednesday of every month. However, topics and speakers will vary. For more information or to register, please call the department of social work at 215-728-2668.

The Fox Chase Cancer Center Breast Cancer Support Group is dedicated to providing both support and education to women through the journey of breast cancer and beyond.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's first comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1974, conducts basic, clinical, population and translational 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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