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Fox Chase Cancer Center's Complete Care Offers the Perfect Way to Treat Your Valentine

PHILADELPHIA (January 25, 1999) -- What better way to say "I love you" than with the gift of good health? This Valentine's Day, do something special for the loved ones in your life. Give them a gift certificate to Complete Care at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Complete Care, the region's only Complementary Medicine Program, offers an integrated approach in meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of cancer patients as well as those who want to maintain or renew their good health. This innovative program originates from the belief that individuals can achieve well-being regardless of their health status.

"We encourage all of our patients, care givers and participants to take an active role in their health. Our experienced staff is dedicated to helping people improve their quality of life and feel good about themselves," said John Martinez, Director, Complete Care.

Fox Chase's Complete Care program offers a range of services, designed to supplement established medical approaches and to promote overall good health. They include: calisthenics, cancer-related fatigue management, hypnotherapy, lymphedema treatment, massage, mind-body healing, music therapy, nutrition management, physical therapy, skin care, spirituality, strength & movement, stress management, wig care and yoga.

Gift certificates are available in any amount. Call Complete Care at 215-728-7000 for more information or to make an appointment.

Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of 35 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. The Center's activities include basic and clinical research; prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach programs.

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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