Prostate-Cancer Risk Assessment Program Available to Help Men Before Cancer Strikes
PHILADELPHIA (November 25, 1998) -- Men with prostate cancer in their family--such as men whose father or brother has had this cancer--have a higher risk of getting the disease themselves. Fox Chase Cancer Center can help you take control of your risk before cancer strikes when you sign up for the Prostate-Cancer Risk-Assessment Program.
This program by the area's leading comprehensive cancer center provides special screening, education and support. For a brochure and appointment information, call Fox Chase at 215-728-2406.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of 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 also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).