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Fox Chase Cancer Center Events

Oct
1

TRIP Initiative@William Tennent High School

Saturday, October 1, 2016
8:30am

The 2017 TRIP Initiative at William Tennent High School will take place on Saturdays from February 25 to May 13, 2017. The TRIP Initiative is a rigorous lab-based course for high school students who are motivated to explore their interests in science and medicine. The mission of TRIP is to foster an enthusiasm for science by offering students a chance to do hypothesis-driven research and hands-on learning in a lab.

Two sessions are available:

Oct
1

Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival

Saturday, October 1, 2016
9:00am

The Dragon Boat Festival happens along the Schuylkill River every October. Since the first event in 2002, festival participants and supporters have raised more than $1 million for Fox Chase. Thank you to the teams and all who support Fox Chase Cancer Center through this event.

Oct
1

Team Tommy Z “A Day in the Park”

Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00am to 3:00pm

Team Tommy Z proudly presents the 15th Annual Day in the Park in memory of Tommy Zacierka, a loving husband and father who lost his battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer at the young age of 33. This fun-filled family day includes a picnic, walk-a-thon, games, fishing on the lake, kite flying, raffles and more! 

Oct
2

6th Annual Your Next Step is the Cure 5K Walk/Run hosted by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

Sunday, October 2, 2016
9:00am

A team from Fox Chase Cancer Center will take part in the Philadelphia leg of the 6th Annual Your Next Step is the Cure National 5K Walk/Run Series, hosted by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation.

Oct
5

Breast Cancer Support Group, October

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
6:30pm

Women can join this open-ended support group at any time during or after treatment. To register, or for more information on the October 10, 2016, session, call Social Work Services at 215-728-2668.

Oct
6

Distinguished Lecture Series: Christopher M. Counter, PhD

Thursday, October 6, 2016
12:00pm

Christopher M. Counter, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Research: Codon bias, the silent secret of RAS oncogenes

Oct
8

Miles for Melanoma 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016
6:30am

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for Miles for Melanoma Philadelphia Nationally Presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Locally Presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Oct
9

17th Annual Paws for the Cause, October 2016

Sunday, October 9, 2016
9:00am to 12:00pm

Register now! Paws for the Cause will take place Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Fox Chase Cancer Center. 9 am to noon.

Advance registration: adults $20 children 12 and under $10 includes entertainment, light refreshments and giveaway items.
 

Onsite registration: adults $25, children 12 and under $15 includes entertainment, light refreshments and giveaway items (while supplies last). 

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