Support Group for Women With Gynecologic Cancer Meets at Fox Chase Cancer Center
PHILADELPHIA (February 12, 2002) -- Women with gynecologic cancer are invited to attend a cancer support group sponsored by Fox Chase Cancer Center. The focus of the group is to provide women with support and education that will help them through the cancer experience and beyond.
The next gynecologic cancer support group meets on Wednesday, February 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Regular meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of every month.
There is no charge to attend, but registration is necessary. To register or for more information, please call the Social Work Department at Fox Chase Cancer Center at 215-728-2666.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's first comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1974, conducts basic and clinical research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center's web site at www.fccc.edu.
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).