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Published on June 18, 2014

Cancer Survivors and Family Members “Celebrate Life” at Crozer-Keystone Cancer Survivors Day Event

Nearly 500 people, including cancer survivors and their family members, came out to “celebrate life” at the Crozer-Keystone Cancer Survivors Day event held at the Springfield County Club on Monday, June 16. Attendees enjoyed remarks by physicians and cancer survivors, awards presentations, entertainment, refreshments and more.

The event included speeches from several cancer survivors and presentations from physicians, including John Sprandio, M.D., chief of Hematology/Oncology at DCMH; Christina Clay, M.D. from Hematology Oncology Associate; Raymond Vivacqua, M.D., medical director, Crozer Regional Cancer Center and Rachelle Lanciano, M.D., chair, department of radiation oncology at DCMH. Marie DeStefano R.N., M.S.N., F.A.A.M.A., senior administrative director of oncology at Crozer-Keystone Health System, served as master of ceremonies.

The program also featured performances by The Media Theatre, presentations of Patient Survivor and Community Awards, a candlelight celebration, and a special guest appearance by the Quaker City String Band.

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 Crozer-Keystone’s comprehensive cancer care services, please visit http://ckcancer.crozerkeystone.org or call 1-866-695-HOPE (1-866-695-4673) to request a prompt appointment with a Crozer-Keystone physician.

Attendee Photos

If you attended the Crozer-Keystone Cancer Survivors Day celebration, you can download pictures from the event here.

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