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Fox Chase Cancer Center Offers Smoking Cessation Class

People who quit smoking, regardless of age, live longer than people who continue to smoke, according to the U.S. Surgeon General. It's never too late. If you want to stop smoking, Fox Chase Cancer Center can help. The Center is offering a smoking cessation program on Tuesday, May 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Complete Care, the Complementary Medicine Program of Fox Chase Cancer Center, 432 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia. In addition to traditional methods, acupuncture and hypnotherapy are options available to help you kick the habit. The registration fee is $10 and refreshments will be served. For more information or to register for the session, call 215-728-7000.

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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