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American Cancer Society sponsors Relay for Life in Shelton

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The American Cancer Society invites area residents to participate in the 20th Anniversary of the Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley on June 13 at the Shelton Riverwalk. The event begins at 2 p.m. and each team is asked to have a member walking the track until 8 a.m. the next morning.   The most […] [Read More]
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Benefit for Griffin Hospital Center for Cancer Care

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Griffin Hospital invites cancer survivors and their caregivers to The Seventh Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital on Saturday, June 6. Survivors (anyone who has received a cancer diagnosis) are invited to come to the Center for Cancer Care parking lot, 350 Seymour Ave., Derby, at 8 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Hospital will sponsor its annual Survivor's Safari for cancer survivors at the Beardsley Zoo on June 13.

Event for cancer survivors at Beardsley Zoo

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Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute sponsors its eighth annual “Celebrate Life” Survivor Safari, Saturday, June 13, 5  to 7:30 p.m., at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport.   The free event for cancer survivors and their families includes zoo admission, refreshments, parking, massages/reflexology, musical entertainment by Backbeat, and face painting and scavenger […] [Read More]
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Support Stamford cancer patients at Hope in Motion Walk/Run

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Stamford Hospital will host its  20th Annual Hope in Motion Walk & Run at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 7 in  Downtown Stamford’s Columbus Park Support local cancer patients by participating in a 5K Walk, 5K Run or 10K Run. Participants can also Ride with The Bloomin’ Metric on Sunday, May 31, starting at Sherwood Island […] [Read More]
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Swayze’s widow draws 100 guests to Cancer College in Trumbull

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More than 100 people attended the April 25 Yale New Haven Health Cancer College at the Trumbull Marriott to learn about the latest advances in cancer prevention and treatment. Lisa Niemi Swayze, widow of actor Patrick Swayze, was the keynote speaker at the conference, which was presented by the Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at […] [Read More]
Categories: cancer, Trumbull
Bridgeport Hospital at 267 Grant St. in Bridgeport, Conn.

Cancer beauty program at Bridgeport Hospital

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Offered in cooperation with the American Cancer Society, Look Good…Feel Better is a free program that helps women with cancer learn beauty techniques to overcome the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. It will be held Monday, May 11, from noon to 2 pm, in the Operations Conference Room at Bridgeport Hospital, 267 […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Hospital

Leading oncologists join Greenwich Hospital program

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Two leading oncologists have joined the medical staff of the Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Greenwich Hospital Campus — Dr. Daniela Gidea-Addeo as a radiation oncologist and Dr. Lisa Wiechmann, as a breast surgeon. Gidea-Addeo is a board-certified radiation oncologist with more than 13 years of experience as an attending physician including experience performing Intra Operative Radiation […] [Read More]
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The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is a survivor sponsor for this year’s Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley set for June 13-14 at the Riverwalk in Shelton. Pictured from right are Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley Survivorship Committee members Lori-Ann Wigglesworth and Shauna Quigley-Blaze, Christian Meagher, of Griffin Hospital, Relay for Life Event Co-chair Kristen Ostrowski and Relay For Life Community Manager Erin Dixon. Missing from photo are Survivorship Committee member Lisa Teemsma and Event Co-chair Jason Carlucci.

Griffin Hospital sponsors cancer walk, and local Relay for Life

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In addition to supporting Lower Naugatuck Valley’s cancer survivors through its annual 5K Walk/Run, The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2015 Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley set for June 13 and 14 at the Riverwalk in Shelton. Relay For Life is an overnight […] [Read More]
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