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Hematology Support Group Session Held at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (June 22, 2004) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center invites those with leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma to attend a hematology support group session on July 12, 2005 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in "Area B" of the outpatient department at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Guest speaker Juleann Stofey will lead an educational session on nutrition.

The Fox Chase hematology support group provides a safe environment for patients and their support people to share their stories and gain support from one another. The group meets the second Tuesday of every month.

Registration is required, as a light lunch will be served. For more information or to register, please call Anjali Albanese at 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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