Contact: Jerry Carey
of Osteopathic Medicine Sponsors Cancer Survivor Day Celebration
The University of Medicine
and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-School of Osteopathic Medicine
invites cancer survivors and their families to a special National
Cancer Survivors Day celebration on Sunday, June 2, from noon to
3 p.m., on the school's East Laurel Road campus in Stratford.
event will include an outdoor barbeque, face-painting, keepsake
family photographs and commemorative T-shirts. Former cancer patients
will share their survival stories and everyone who attends can lend
their artistic talents to help create a giant "Celebrate Life!"
mural in the school's Academic Center.
During Cancer Survivors
Day, UMDNJ physicians and scientists will present the latest information
on cancer research, diagnosis and treatment and exercise physiologists
and nutritionists from the University Wellness Center will share
nutrition tips and demonstrate exercise and massage therapy for
For more information
or to register to attend the National Cancer Survivors Day celebration,
contact the University Doctors at (856) 566-6000.
The UMDNJ-New Jersey
Medical School is one of three medical schools of the University
of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. UMDNJ comprises New Jersey's
only medical schools, the state's only dental school, a nursing
school, a graduate school of biomedical sciences, a school of health
related professions and a school of public health on campuses in
Newark, Piscataway/New Brunswick, Camden, Stratford, and Scotch
Plains. UMDNJ also operates University Hospital, Newark, and University
Behavioral HealthCare. It is affiliated with more than 200 health
care and educational institutions throughout the state