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Dance Exercise Classes Offered for Women with Breast Cancer at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (March 2000) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center is now offering free dance exercise classes for women with breast cancer. The program concentrates on the muscles affected by surgery while helping to create a sense of well being in patients. It is specifically designed to meet the rehabilitation needs of breast cancer survivors and is suitable for women of all ages and fitness levels.

Classes are offered every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Complete Care (432 Rhawn St.), the Complementary Medicine Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Please call 215-728-7000 for more information or to sign up for the class.

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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