Month: April 2016

Teddy bears, Cooper staff help prep kids for doctor visits – NJ.com

April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 – by: Michelle Caffrey CAMDEN — A hospital can be a scary place for a kid. But Cooper University Hospital is trying to ward off their fears through a program that uses a different kind of tool — a teddy bear. More than 100 kindergarteners from the city’s KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy…

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Cooper Foundation Receives $2,200 Grant From South Jersey Federal Credit Union For Ovarian Cancer Care at MD Anderson Cooper

April 19, 2016

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Cooper Foundation today announced it received a $2,200 donation from South Jersey Federal Credit Union (SJFCU) to support ovarian cancer care at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. “We are incredibly thankful to the employees of South Jersey Federal Credit Union for selecting MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper as the…

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Camden’s Comeback – URBANLAND

April 12, 2016

April 11, 2016 – by Mike Sheridan When developer Carl E. Dranoff first drove across the Ben Franklin Bridge to the Camden, New Jersey, waterfront to view a possible site for luxury housing, he was dumbfounded. Spread before him were 20 acres (8 ha) of beautiful, flat, undeveloped land directly across from downtown Philadelphia with…

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For pregnant cancer patients, registry offers hope – Philly.com

April 12, 2016

April 10, 2016 – Marie McCullough, Staff Writer Nineteen years ago, Elyce Cardonick got a call about a newly diagnosed lymphoma patient whose fast-growing chest tumor was causing severe breathing problems. The cancer patient was 13 weeks pregnant and had rejected her oncologist’s advice to abort before starting toxic chemotherapy. Cardonick, a young maternal-fetal medicine…

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Photos – Gallery: 2016 Cooper Red Hot Gala – PHILLYVOICE.COM

April 12, 2016

April 11,2016 – by Thom Carroll, PHILLYVOICE The sixth annual Cooper Red Hot Gala was held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Vie on North Broad Street in Philadelphia. The event, held by the Cooper Foundation of Cooper University Health Care, drew upwards of a thousand guests, and has raised a total of $8 million…

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Record-breaking Cooper Red Hot Gala raises more than $1.6M for Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper – PHILLYVOICE.COM

April 12, 2016

APRIL 08, 2016 – by PHILLYVOICE STAFF The Chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced Friday night that The Cooper Foundation raised more than $1.6 million at its sixth annual Cooper Red Hot Gala. This year’s record-breaking proceeds benefit the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper and Cooper’s pediatric programs. “The…

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