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Fox Chase Cancer Center Nursing Department Hosts Nursing Education Fair

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2005) -- The Department of Nursing at Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the area's first-ever Nursing Education Fair on Wednesday, November 2 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the center cafeteria. The event is being sponsored by Nursing Spectrum.

Representatives from 20 Delaware Valley colleges and schools of nursing will be on hand to discuss their nursing programs and answer questions regarding the campuses, curriculums, and application processes. Whether you are interested in pursuing a nursing career or considering advancing your nursing education, one of the many information tables will help point you in the right direction!

Fox Chase and Nursing Spectrum encourage all interested in nursing as a profession to attend. The nursing education fair is an excellent opportunity to explore the plethora of educational and career opportunities available in nursing.

For more information or to attend, please contact Maureen (Mickey) Mullin at 215-728-3411.

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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