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Rose of Discovery of Hope Makes a Great Gift Mothers Day Gift; Purchase Also Benefits Research and Prevention at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2003) — This Mother's Day give a classic gift for the woman you love and the chance to help research and prevention at Fox Chase Cancer Center by purchasing the "Rose of Discovery and Hope."

The Boehm Porcelain Studio has joined with Fox Chase Cancer Center in the fight against cancer by creating the "Rose of Discovery and Hope."

The ceramic, pink hand-painted rose can be purchased for $95 through the Fox Chase Cancer Center's Board of Associates office, the gift shop (located in the Center's Prevention Pavilion) or at The Trading Post in Paoli, Pa. The rose can also be shipped at an additional charge to the recipient.

Twenty-five percent of the purchase price goes to the Center's Board of Associates to support cancer prevention and research at Fox Chase.

The rose makes a great gift for the woman you love for Mother's Day, birthdays, anniversaries or just to say I love you.

For more information about the rose call Fox Chase Cancer Center's Board of Associates office at 215-728-2441.

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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