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.
The Colon Cancer Alliance is hosting the 2016 Philadelphia Undy Run/Walk to support national prevention, research and colon cancer patient support initiatives. During the underwear-themed event, every participant is provided a pair of boxer shorts, and event organizers encourage runners and walkers to sport their favorite pair of family-friendly undies
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.
Join the members of the Communications Workers of America Local 13000 on Saturday, September 17, 2016, for friendly competition and fundraising to support prostate cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center