Cancer Survivors and Family Members “Celebrate Life” at Crozer-Keystone Cancer Survivors Day Events
Hundreds of cancer survivors and their family members came out to “celebrate life” at Cancer Survivors Day events held at Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Delaware County Memorial Hospital on May 30. Attendees enjoyed remarks by physicians and cancer survivors, awards presentations, entertainment, refreshments and more.
Cancer Survivors Day at Crozer-Chester
The program at Crozer-Chester Medical Center featured performances by the Media Theatre. Raymond J. Vivacqua, M.D., medical director of the Crozer Regional Cancer Center and chief of Hematology/Oncology at Crozer, served as master of ceremonies. After the program in the James E. Clark Education Center, attendees went to the Crozer Regional Cancer Center for a reception and refreshments.
Cancer Survivors Day at Delaware County
At Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Rachelle Lanciano, M.D., chair of Radiation Oncology, led the event. The event featured survivors’ own personal stories as well as entertainment from the Media Theatre. At the conclusion of the event, attendees observed a moment of silence and shined a light in memory of those who have lost their battle with caner. A reception followed in the Delaware County Regional Cancer Center.
Cancer Survivors Day is an annual free celebration of life held in communities throughout North America. Participants unite in this symbolic event to honor the millions of people who are surviving their cancer diagnosis and who demonstrate that cancer survivors are active and productive members of society.
For more information about the Crozer Regional Cancer Center, or the Delaware County Regional Cancer Center visit ckcancer.crozerkeystone.org. Or call 1-866-695-HOPE (1-866-695-4673) to request a prompt appointment with a Crozer-Keystone physician.