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Spring into Volunteerism at Fox Chase Cancer Center!

PHILADELPHIA (April 2006) - Start an exciting and valuable service this spring at Fox Chase Cancer where volunteer opportunities are plentiful!

The office of volunteer services at Fox Chase is seeking volunteers to help provide administrative services to various departments in the hospitals. Interested candidates should be computer friendly and enjoy interacting with patients, family members and the professional staff.

Volunteer positions are available in Lippincott Family Hospice Program, the outpatient department, the family surgical waiting lounge and a variety of other administrative offices. Training will be provided for all new volunteers.

For more information or if you are interested in becoming a Fox Chase volunteer, please call Tina McDonnell at 215-728-2560 or 215-728-2595. Join the Fox Chase family today!

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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