Gynecologic Cancer Support Group Debuts At Fox Chase Cancer Center
PHILADELPHIA (September 1, 2005) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center invites women with gynecologic cancers to a new support group debuting on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in conference room "C" of the Center building.
The support group will provide patients with an opportunity to talk with other women about the physical and emotional side effects of the illness as well as treatment options and coping mechanisms. Participants are encouraged to offer ideas as to how to grow and improve the new support group.
A second support session will be held on Wednesday, September 28. The group will continue to hold support sessions on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.
For more information or to register, please call JoAnne Rufo at 215-728-3017.
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).