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"Together, Facing Lung Cancer" to Be Held at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 2007)—Patients and their caregivers are invited to participate in the free event "Together, Facing Lung Cancer" to be held at Fox Chase Cancer Center on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. The event is designed to help patients and caregivers find emotional support and information as they face lung cancer and its treatments.

Health-care professionals from Fox Chase will be at the event to discuss the treatment of lung cancer, management of side effects and the importance of building a support system of friends, caregivers, health-care professionals and counselors to help patients through their journey with lung cancer.

Registration is required, as dinner will be served. For more information or to register, please call Robin Sturm at 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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