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Friday, June 06, 2014 - Sparrow Cancer Center to honor local cancer survivors

The Sparrow Cancer Center will host mid-Michigan’s 20th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration this Sunday, June 8.

Hundreds gather each year in Lansing to celebrate and thank loved ones for their support and inspire and give strength to Patients currently in treatment. This family picnic event includes special speakers, a recognition of survivors* (longest, youngest, etc.), live musical entertainment, children’s activities, and is emceed by James Herman, M.D., Medical Director of the Sparrow Cancer Center.

Join us in a celebration of life and survivorship!

Sunday, June 8 | 1-3 p.m.

Program | 2 p.m.

Door Prizes | 3 p.m.

1200 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48912 (Adjacent to Sparrow Professional Building)

FREE parking at the Sparrow Professional Building Ramp. Handicap accessible parking available (Sparrow Foundation Building lot).

For more information on this event, or the Sparrow Cancer Center, call 517.364.2689.

*the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation defines a “survivor” as anyone living with a history of cancer from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life.

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