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Fox Chase Cancer Center Events

Jul
25

Esophagectomy Support Group, July

Monday, July 25, 2016
7:00pm

This group, designed for esophagectomy patients, helps people learn about the procedure and share successful ways of coping. To register, or for more information, call Susan Haney, MSW, LCSW, at 215-728-2672.

Jul
28

Gynecologic Support Group: Sexuality and Intimacy During and After Gynecological Cancer

Thursday, July 28, 2016
6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Gynecologic Cancer Support Group is relaunching with a free educational event for patients impacted by gynecologic cancers. Glenne Fletcher, RN, BSN, Med, a clinical sexologist and sexuality educator and counselor, will be speaking on sexuality and intimacy during and after gynecological cancer. In her work, Ms. Fletcher regularly assists people with sexual-based issues and relationship concerns related to sexual dysfunction. Refreshments are provided. Registration is from 6:30-7 p.m.; program begins at 7 p.m.

Jul
28

Laryngectomy Support Group, July

Thursday, July 28, 2016
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Laryngectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the larynx (voice box), often because of cancer. “The Speakeezy Club of Delaware Valley” is a Laryngectomy support group that provides information, education, and psychosocial support to patients and their families. Support is provided by a social worker and a speech-language pathologist.

No registration is needed. For information, call Liane McCarroll at 215-728-2622 or Florence Bender, BSW at 215-728-2617.