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Published on November 07, 2018

Mercy Hospitals Honor Patients at Annual Cancer Survivors Day Event

DARBY AND PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 7, 2018): Current and former cancer patients of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals reunited with their doctors, nurses and other caregivers at a Cancer Survivors celebration held at Mercy Fitzgerald on Sunday, November 4.

The candy-themed "Sweetness of Survivorship" event drew close to 100 attendees and kicked off with a prayer of thanksgiving service led by Sister Donna Watto, Vice President, Mission Integration. Survivors shared their stories, enjoyed a festive lunch and were entertained by a barbershop quartet. Speakers included Susan Cusack, President, Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals; Eugene Choi, MD, Medical Oncologist, Mercy Hematology/Oncology; Carmine Volpe, MD, Oncology Service Line Director, Mercy Health System; and keynote speaker Leon Clarke, MD, Director of Surgery and President of Medical Staff for Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals.

Cancer survivors enjoyed a festive candy-themed luncheon with the physicians, nurses and staff of Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals' Cancer Centers at an annual Cancer Survivors' celebration on November 4.

Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals, members of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network, offer patients with cancer leading-edge diagnostics such as 3D mammography, medical oncology, image-guided radiation therapy, infusion services, and surgical expertise.

For more information about Cancer Care at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals, please call 1.877 GO MERCY or visit mercyhealth.org.

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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023
610.237.4000

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
501 S. 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
215.748.9000

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