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"Strength for All Seasons" Health Fair To Be Held At Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (May 20, 2003) — Patients and their caregivers are invited to participate in a free event "Strength for All Seasons," to be held in the courtyard at Fox Chase Cancer Center on June 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. "Strength for All Seasons" is an educational fair for cancer patients and their caregivers who are dealing with diagnosis and treatment. Representatives from Fox Chase Cancer Center as well as outside companies will be available to discuss topics such as nutrition, social work needs, cancer research and cancer prevention.

In addition, representatives from Neutrogena® will provide information on skin care and they will also be available to take special photographs with an Ultraviolet (UV) Light Detection camera, which can show hyperpigmentation due to sun damage.

Additionally, there will be services such as chair massage and reflexology. A free barbecue lunch will be part of the day's events. For additional information, please call 215-728-2580.

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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