Fox Chase Cancer Center Events


Laryngectomy Support Group, February

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Laryngectomy support group meets the fourth Thursday of every month. 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. 


Esophagectomy Support Group, February

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Esophagectomy support group meets every fourth Monday of each month. Men and women diagnosed with esophageal cancer who are considering surgery or who have had surgery are invited to attend a monthly support group sponsored by Fox Chase Cancer Center.

This group, designed for esophagectomy patients, helps people learn about the procedure and share their experiences with others. The group is made up of newly diagnosed patients, those currently undergoing treatment, and those who are post-treatment patients who share successful ways of coping.


Friends’ Vendor Sales, February 19-28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Monday, February 19 – Lula Roe with Sam Taylor
  • Tuesday, February 20 – Rosann’s Jewelry
  • Wednesday, February 21 – Shari’s Beauty Warehouse
  • Thursday, February 22 – Designs by Karen
  • Friday, February 23 – Designs by Karen
  • Monday, February 26 – Claudia’s Fashions
  • Tuesday, February 27 – Claudia’s Fashions
  • Wednesday, February 28 -  Le Charme Jewelry

Kicks for Cancer

Friday, March 2, 2018

Every year, up to 20 teams of high school students, teachers, and community members come together in the Abington Friends School gym to play soccer in Ray Furlong's memory and raise money and awareness for melanoma prevention. 


Breast Cancer Support Group, March

Wednesday, March 7, 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 for the March 3rd session, or for more information, call Denise Young, MS, LSW, at 215-728-2670.


Distinguished Lecture Series: Ross L. Levine, MD

Thursday, March 8, 2018

This edition of the Distinguished Lectures series features Ross L. Levine, MD, Laurence Joseph Dineen Chair in Leukemia Research and Director of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Center for Hematologic Malignancies at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Hosted by David Wiest, Professor and Deputy Chief Scientific Officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.