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Esophagectomy Support Group

PHILADELPHIA (November 4, 2002) -- Men and women diagnosed with esophageal cancer who are considering surgery or who have had surgery are invited to attend a monthly support group sponsored by Fox Chase Cancer Center.

The esophagectomy cancer support group meets on Monday, November 25th from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and the fourth Monday of every month in the Outpatient Department at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

To register or for more information about future topics for the speaker session, please call Susan Haney at Fox Chase Cancer Center at 215-728-2672.

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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