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Fox Chase Cancer Center Events

Feb
23

Laryngectomy Support Group, February

Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:00pm

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. 

Feb
25

3rd Annual Night for the Fight

Saturday, February 25, 2017
6:00pm

Saturday, February 25, 2017
6-10 pm
Make sure you grab a ticket for the Hottest event on the Main Line. This year the goal is to raise $75,000 in one night. POMME, Radnor, PA

Feb
27

Esophagectomy Support Group, February

Monday, February 27, 2017
7:00pm

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.

Mar
1

Breast Cancer Support Group, March

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
5:30pm

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.

Mar
2

Distinguished Lecture Series: Kathryn V. Anderson, PhD

Thursday, March 2, 2017
12:00pm

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Kathryn V. Anderson, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Research: The gastrulation epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition: Cell biology controls cell fate

Mar
9

Distinguished Lecture Series: Nancy A. Speck, PhD

Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00pm

Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00pm
Nancy A. Speck, PhD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Research: Core binding factors in the birth and corruption of hematopoietic stem cells

Mar
9

Prostate Cancer Support Group, March

Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00pm

The Prostate cancer support group meets every second Thursday of each month.

Mar
11

Together Facing Leiomyosarcoma

Saturday, March 11, 2017
8:30am to 1:00pm

On March 11th, you're invited to a free educational and inspirational event for patients, survivors, families and caregivers. Healthcare professionals from Fox Chase Cancer Center will be present to discuss new advances in chemotherapy, immunotherapy and surgery for LMS including uterine LMS. Other topics will include coping with LMS, stress management for patients and caregivers.

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