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

Published on June 12, 2015

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

Crozer-Keystone Health SystemMedia Contact:
Katrina Stier
(610) 447-6314
Katrina.Stier@crozer.org

  • The Woodland String Band brought attendees to their feat in celebration.
  • Participants united in remembrance as part of the candlelight celebration.

Over 300 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 8. 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 Mylene Go, M.D., Associates in Hematology and Oncology; Brian Wojciechowski, M.D., Alliance Cancer Specialist and John David Sprandio, Jr. M.D., Consultant in Medical Oncology and Hematology. 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 Chris Rich, professional comedian; presentations of Patient Survivor and Community Awards; a candlelight celebration and a special guest appearance by the Woodland 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.

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