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Fox Chase Cancer Center Offers Program To Help Wives Discuss Prostate Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (September 8, 2000) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center is offering a new program to help married women talk to their husbands about prostate cancer. Participants will receive a brochure with information about prostate cancer and will be asked to complete a 30-minute questionnaire. All contact will be through the mail and telephone. Please contact Kelly Green at 215-728-7417 for more information.

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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