Salem Health to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day® with day of honor and festivities

Salem Cancer Institute at Salem Health will host a day of festivities and inspiration to honor cancer survivors and those who support them on June 7 to commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day®.

The local event will offer a wide variety of activities and classes designed to celebrate those who have survived cancer, inspire those who have been recently diagnosed or are currently in treatment, and offer support to families. At 12:15 p.m. in the courtyard, the festivities will pause for a few words from Salem Health President and CEO Cheryl Wolfe and a brief message from Dr. Bud Pierce on the state of cancer in our community. Activities scheduled are:

Courtyard Activities
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Wellness booths
  • Creative art
  • Complimentary makeovers, massages, and manicures
  • Live music
  • Prizes
  • Refreshments
  • And more!

Wellness Classes
(Building C)

  • 10:30 to 11 a.m.

    Eat Well, Live Well: Healthy Fats and a Mediterranean Lifestyle

  • 11:30 a.m. to noon

    Managing Stress: The Benefits of Walking

  • 12:30 to 1 p.m.

    Yoga: Gentle Movement for Any Skill Level

  • 1:30 to 2 p.m.
    Food for Thought: Easy Ways to Include More Fruits and Veggies in the Diet

Salem Cancer Institute is located on the first floor of Building C, 875 Oak St. SE on the Salem Health campus. The free event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free parking is available in the hospital garage.

If you have questions or would like more information about the celebration, please call Salem Cancer Institute at 503-814-1449.

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