Cancer survivors invited to celebrate with Blessing Cancer Center on Friday

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QUINCY — Cancer survivors and their loved ones are invited to Blessing Hospital for a party on Friday, June 2. The Blessing Cancer Center team will host a National Cancer Survivors Day 2023 celebration from 1-3 p.m. in the parking lot at 11th and College.

Each cancer survivor attending will receive a Cancer Survivors Day T-shirt they can tie dye at the event with additional T-shirts available for purchase. Along with snacks and refreshments, the event will feature a trunk party and photo opportunity.

In a press release, Dr. Robert Johnson, board-certified radiation oncologist and Blessing Cancer Center medical director, said, “There are more than 18 million reasons to celebrate. The number of children and adults living with a history of cancer in the United States exceeded a record 18 million in January 2022. More people than ever before are living longer and fuller lives after a cancer diagnosis. Providers, survivors and their loved ones will gather on June 2 at Blessing to celebrate this exceptional success in medical care and the determination of survivors.”

There is no cost to attend Cancer Survivors Day 2023 at Blessing Hospital.

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