News &

Media Contact

Amy Merves
Manager of
Media Relations



Fox Chase Cancer Center and American Cancer Society to Host I Can Cope

PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 1999) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society will conduct a six-class course for people with cancer, their family and friends. Offered across the country, I Can Cope provides practical information about cancer, various treatments and strategies for self-care.

The classes will be held on six consecutive Tuesday evenings at Fox Chase Cancer Center, 7701 Burholme Ave., Northeast Philadelphia. The classes are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning October 5 and running through November 9.

Early registration is recommended. To register or for more information, please contact Carolyn Weaver at 215-728-3004.

Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of 36 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. Fox Chase activities include basic and clinical research; prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; and community outreach programs.

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).

More 1999 News Releases »