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Study Offered at Fox Chase Cancer Center for Wives of Prostate Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA (March 6, 2000) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center is offering a new clinical trial of an educational program specifically for the wives of men being treated for prostate cancer. This program provides up-to-date medical information about prostate cancer, nutrition, how to deal with stress during and after treatment, and cancer survivorship. The goal of this clinical trial is to improve the quality of life for couples coping with prostate cancer.

For more information, please call Fox Chase Cancer Center at 215-728-2712 or 1-800-717-4798.

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