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Fox Chase Cancer Center Events

Jun
1

Relay for Life - Wissahickon Valley

Friday, June 1, 2018 5:00pm
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Saturday, June 2, 2018 2:00pm

Join Fox Chase Cancer Center in supporting the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life - Wissahickon Valley 2018 at Upper Dublin High School.

Jun
6

Breast Cancer Support Group, June

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm

This is an open-ended support group for any woman with a diagnosis of breast cancer. Women can join at any time during or after treatment for support, information and sharing. To register, or for more information, call Denise Young, MS, LSW, at 215-728-2670.

Jun
25

Esophagectomy Support Group, June

Monday, June 25, 2018
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
11

Breast Cancer Support Group, July

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
5:30pm

Women can join this open-ended support group at any time during or after treatment. To register, or for more information on the July 6, 2016, session, call Social Work Services at 215-728-2668.

Jul
19

Ostomy Support Group, July

Thursday, July 19, 2018
3:00pm to 4:00pm

An ostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening (a stoma) from an area inside the body to the outside. Examples of ostomies include colostomy and urostomy. If you or someone you know has an ostomy and could use a little extra help and support, please join us for a monthly psychoeducational support group.

No registration required. For information, call Holly Riggs, MSW, LSW, at 215-728-2936 or the ostomy nurses at 215-728-5500.

Jul
23

Esophagectomy Support Group, July

Monday, July 23, 2018
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
26

Laryngectomy Support Group, July

Thursday, July 26, 2018
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.

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