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Holy Name Medical Center Hosting “National Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration: Virtual Event Embracing Wellness, Resilience and Survivorship
June 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
In recognition of National Cancer Survivor’s Day, the Cancer Support Community at Holy Name Medical Center, in partnership with Patricia Lynch Cancer Center at Holy Name and The Lewin Fund To Fight Women’s Cancers®, will be hosting “National Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration: Virtual Event Embracing Wellness, Resilience and Survivorship that will be held on Wednesday, June 30, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Open to anyone impacted by cancer, including caregivers, the event is FREE virtual via Zoom, featuring panelists who will highlight key topics including: Staying Physically Active After Cancer, Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning, and Cancer and Nutrition.
To register, visit https://holyname.org/csd/ or call 201-833-3392.
National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual, treasured Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide, and around the world, on the first Sunday in June. It is a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community. On National Cancer Survivors Day®, people around the world will unite to recognize cancer survivors, raise awareness of the ongoing challenges cancer survivors face, and – most importantly – celebrate life.
It is a day for everyone, whether an individual is recently diagnosed, a cancer survivor, family member, friend, or medical professional. This day provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer – including America’s more than 16.9 million cancer survivors – to connect with each other, celebrate milestones, and recognize those who have supported them along the way. It is also a day to draw attention to the ongoing challenges of cancer survivorship in order to promote more resources, and research to improve cancer survivors’ quality of life.
Special thanks to Courtney Lozano, MSW, LSW, Program Director, Cancer Support Community, for notification of the celebration of National Cancer Survivor’s Day at Holy Name Medical Center.