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Hematology Support Group Meets at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (October 1, 2003) — Fox Chase Cancer Center invites patients who have been diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma to attend a support group meeting on October 15 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in conference room "E" of the Center Building at Fox Chase Cancer Center. The focus of the group is offering support, education, and discussion for patients going through chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

The hematology support group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Registration is required. To register or get more information, call 215-728-2669.

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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