CONTACT: TOM MOORE
Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: June 1, 2001
Cancer Survivors' Day event scheduled for June 3
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Cancer survivors, families, and staff of the Holden Comprehensive
Cancer Center at the University of Iowa will celebrate Cancer Survivors
Day at a special event on Sunday, June 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the John and
Mary Pappajohn Clinical Cancer Center on the 4th level of the John Pappajohn
The first Sunday of June is set aside to honor millions of cancer survivors
around the world and to honor the memory of those who lost their personal
battle with cancer. Cancer Survivor Day was first celebrated in 1987.
The event at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is billed as "A
Celebration of Life" and will offer a midway theme. Attractions such
as caricature drawings, a talent show and the music of the UI Steel Drum Band
will be provided. Refreshments will also be available.
Parking will be available in the parking ramps surrounding UI Hospitals and
Clinics. Take Elevator H or I to the 4th level to reach the event. For additional
information, please contact Tom Moore at (319) 356-3945.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between
the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient
care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit
UI Health Care online at www.uihealthcare.com.