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Health Threats That Touch All of Us: Rampant Disease of the 21st Century

PHILADELPHIA (March 13, 2006) - Fox Chase Cancer Center; American Associates, Ben Gurion University; and Congregation Adath Jeshurun invite you to attend the inaugural presentation in a series of science and medicine seminars.

"Health Threats That Touch All of Us: Rampant Disease of the 21st Century" will take place Thursday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 7763 Old York Road in Elkins Park, Pa.

Lori J. Goldstein, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center and Michael L. Alkan, M.D., of Ben Gurion University of the Negev will address topics including breast cancer, AIDS, bird flu, and humanitarian efforts for disaster relief.

To attend this FREE seminar, please call 215-728-4740 by April 3.

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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