Fox Chase Holds Free Event For Lung Cancer Patients
"Together, Facing Lung Cancer" offers patients and their caregivers support
PHILADELPHIA (October 27, 2010) – Fox Chase Cancer Center invites lung cancer patients and their caregivers to the FREE event, “Together Facing Lung Cancer”, on Tuesday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m.
The event will be held on the Fox Chase Cancer Center campus (333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia).
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 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).