Cancer Institute open houses slated for June

May 07, 2009

Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center will unveil its new home to employees from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 26, and to the community from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 27. Come tour the new facility, including the new main hospital entrance, during the employee open house, and bring your family to the community open house, which features:

  • Ribbon-cutting and dedication beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Educational presentations, with topics such as genetics and cancer, diet and cancer prevention, new approaches to cancer treatment, and updates on clinical research studies.
  • Wellness Fair, including educational information on various types of cancer, nutrition information for cancer patients, cancer support groups and smoking cessation programs.
  • Oncology on Canvassm—a national art competition and exhibition that honors the journeys people face when confronted with a cancer diagnosis.
  • Special guest appearances by members of the Hershey Bears, who will sign autographs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and by WINK 104, which will broadcast live 9 a.m. to noon, and spin the birthday wheel for prizes.

Light refreshments also will be available.

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Last Updated June 25, 2009