For Immediate Release June 7, 2011
Cancer survivors, local oncologists, and volunteers attended the Grand Opening of the recently completed American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center (CRC) at Memorial on June 3.
The Grand Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting was held in conjunction with National Cancer Survivors Day, which was June 5. The Cancer Resource Center represents Memorial’s partnership with the American Cancer Society. The CRC provides wigs, supplies, and information to patients and their families. The CRC is staffed with trained American Cancer Society volunteers on Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 3 p.m.; and is closed Monday and Friday.
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Founded in 1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 Divisions and millions of local volunteers across the United States. For cancer information anytime day or night, call toll free 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.