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Volunteer Recruitment

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2003) — Fox Chase Cancer Center is seeking volunteers of all ages to fill open positions at the volunteer information desk, the ambulatory care department, summer palliative care training and in the gift shop. Openings in the gift shop include Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and on other days.

Summer student volunteers are also needed. Students must be 14 years old and have completed eighth grade.

For more information call Fox Chase Cancer Center's volunteer services department at 215-728-2560 or 215-728-2595.

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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