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Fox Chase Cancer Center Proudly Participates in the Undy RunWalk 2019

August 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (August 19, 2019) – Fox Chase Cancer Center will proudly participate in the Philadelphia Undy RunWalk to support the Colorectal Cancer Alliance and their mission to end colorectal cancer with national prevention, research, and patient support initiatives. As its name implies, this event is underwear themed, with every participant receiving a pair of blue boxer shorts. Event organizers also encourage runners and walkers to sport their favorite pair of family-friendly undies for the event.

The Undy RunWalk will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019, in Paine’s Park, which is next to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Check-in and registration begin at 7 a.m. and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is hosting the event to support national prevention, research, and colorectal cancer patient and family support initiatives.

For more information on how to register or donate to the event for the Fox Chase team page, visit /events/undy-runwalk-philadelphia-2019. For more information about the Philadelphia Undy RunWalk, visit https://www.ccalliance.org/events/2019-Philadelphia-Undy-Runwalk.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence five consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

 

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