Northwestern Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Walk Celebrates Survival

Northwestern Memorial Hospital May 22, 2011

Eighteenth annual walk salutes cancer survivors, cancer research and treatments

CHICAGO, IL – Cancer survivors, along with their family and friends, will celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 5, at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University's 18th Annual Cancer Survivors' Celebration and Walk.

Cancer survivors participate in walkThe celebration begins in Grant Park at South Columbus Drive and East Balbo Avenue at 7:30 a.m., and the non-competitive walk along the lakefront steps off at 8:30 a.m.

Physicians, scientists and health professionals will be among the 4,000 participants expected for a morning of festivities, including an opportunity to sign the Dedication Wall, a picnic, music and entertainment. No pledges are required. A $15 registration fee includes a t-shirt and refreshments. Registration is $25 on the day of the walk. 

Register online or call 312.695.1300 for more information.

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