Public Invited to Cancer Survivors Celebrations Throughout June

Free events planned at all Scripps hospitals across San Diego County

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Scripps Health will host free public celebrations throughout the month of June for local cancer survivors, families, friends and the community at large at each of its five hospital campuses across San Diego County, as part of the 26th annual National Cancer Survivors Day.


The programs are open to all residents impacted by cancer, regardless of where cancer care was received. Events will include inspirational stories of survival, presentations on the latest treatment advances, refreshments and opportunities to connect with caregivers and fellow survivors.

SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL CHULA VISTA

Saturday, June 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
ICU Courtyard
435 H Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Register by calling 619-686-3566.

SCRIPPS GREEN HOSPITAL

Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Valerie Timken Amphitheater
10666 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Register by calling 858-554-8533.

SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LA JOLLA

Tuesday, June 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Schaetzel Center
9888 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Register by calling 1-800-SCRIPPS.

SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL SAN DIEGO

Saturday, June 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Our Lady’s Chapel
4077 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Register by calling 619-686-3566.

SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ENCINITAS

Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Scripps Encinitas Conference Center
354 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Register by calling 1-800-SCRIPPS.


National Cancer Survivors Day events are held in hundreds of communities nationwide throughout the month of June. The events are designed to celebrate those who have survived, inspire the recently diagnosed, offer support to family and loved ones and recognize those who have provided support along the way.


Scripps Health is a nationally recognized leader in cancer care, providing comprehensive care at its four hospitals and various Scripps Clinic locations. With more than 300 affiliated physicians, Scripps seeks to provide the best possible treatment and cutting-edge research trials for patients by coordinating medical expertise in the areas of clinical cancer care, community outreach and clinical, translational and basic research.


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