Fox Chase Cancer Center gets $200k grant

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The Fox Chase Cancer Center received a $217,906 cancer research grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act yesterday.

Researchers at the facility will use the funding to examine cancer patients’ common symptoms and determine the best medical approach to them. The goal of the study is to educate caregivers about symptom recognition, treatment and the benefits of intervention when multiple symptoms present themselves.

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