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Fox Chase Holds Free Event For Lung Cancer Patients

"Together, Facing Lung Cancer" offers patients and their caregivers support

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2009) – Fox Chase Cancer Center invites lung cancer patients and their caregivers to the FREE event – “Together, Facing Lung Cancer”– on Wednesday, November 11 at 5:00 p.m.  The event will be held on the Fox Chase Cancer Center campus (333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia).

Fox Chase doctors and other members of the health-care team will discuss treatments for lung cancer, management of side effects, and the various resources to support patients with lung cancer at diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.            

Registration is required, as dinner will be served.  For more information or to register, please call Robin Sturm at 215-728-2580

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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