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Published on June 10, 2013

Nazareth Hospital Cancer Fighters Reunite for Celebration of Life

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (June 10, 2013): On Sunday, June 2 – National Cancer Survivors Day-- current and former cancer patients reunited with their doctors, nurses and techs at Nazareth Hospital. Over 80 cancer survivors and their guests attended the boxing-themed event, entitled "You’re a Fighter, We’re in Your Corner.”

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual worldwide celebration of life; participants unite in this event to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality. Nazareth was one of many care providers across the country and around the world hosting a celebration.

Nazareth Hospital’s Cancer Survivors Day committee, chaired by Cancer Nurse Navigator Terrie Cannon, BSN, RN, OCN; and Chief Radiation Technologist Candy McLaughlin, has hosted the event for over 17 years. 

Nazareth Hospital, a member of the Jefferson Kimmel Cancer Network, offers patients with cancer leading-edge diagnostics such as digital mammography, medical oncology, image-guided radiation therapy and infusion services.

For more information about Cancer Care at Nazareth Hospital, please call 1.866.NAZARETH (1.866.629.2738).

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Christy A. McCabe
Director, Marketing Communications

Nazareth Hospital
2601 Holme Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19152

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