Cancer survivors and their families are invited to a National Cancer Survivors’
Day Picnic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, on the Cafeteria patio
at Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Great
River Cancer Center is sponsoring the picnic.
Cancer Center staff members will give T-shirts to cancer survivors while
supplies last, and they will serve grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, brats
and other food from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Beginning at 1 p.m., participants
can play games to earn tickets for prize drawings every 15 minutes. Oncologists
Mustapha Khalife, M.D., and William Rockey, M.D., Ph.D., will be in the
Reservations for this free event are required. Please call Great River
Corporate Education at (319) 768-4070, by Wednesday, June 3.
During the picnic, Great River Cancer Center, 1315 W. Agency Road, West
Burlington, will feature its new linear accelerator for radiation therapy
at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7.