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Fox Chase Cancer Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening at Huntington Pike Office

Registration is closed for this event (May 12, 2004)
PHILADELPHIA (May 5, 2004) -- As part of the American Academy of Dermatology's Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Fox Chase Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screening at its medical offices located at 8 Huntingdon Pike on Wednesday, May 19th from 12:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fox Chase's director of dermatology Stuart R. Lessin, MD will examine participants on site by appointment only. Skin procedures will not be performed during the screening.

To make an appointment and for more information 215-728-2570. The medical offices at 8 Huntingdon Pike are located on the corner of Fillmore St. and Huntingdon Pike, just four blocks away from the main Fox Chase campus.

This screening is being offered as part of the American Academy of Dermatology National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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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