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National Cancer Survivors Day® June 10

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Ted Kennedy Jr.

Cancer survivors and their families and friends are invited to the eighth annual National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 10. The event, sponsored by Gloria and Mark Snyder, features Ted Kennedy Jr., who will discuss “Facing the Challenge: Surviving Cancer.”

Since losing one of his legs to bone cancer in 1973 at the age of 12, Ted Kennedy Jr. has devoted his life’s work to advocating civil rights for the disabled. He has lectured around the world about his experiences with cancer to help motivate, teach and inspire future generations of cancer survivors to stand up for their rights and take charge of their lives.

11 am Guest Check-In (box lunch provided to those who register by May 25)

11:30 am to 12:15 pm Speaker Presentation

Location: Stony Brook University Cancer Center, 3 Edmund D. Pellegrino Road, Stony Brook. Follow signs to the outdoor tent, located behind the Cancer Center.

Outdoor activities include dunk-a-doc, bedpan golf, chemo bag toss, face painting, fire truck visit and a scavenger hunt. Musical entertainment and light refreshments will be provided.

12:30 pm Registration for Activities

1 to 4 pm Activities

2 pm Parade of Survivors

All activities are free. For more information or to register, call (631) 444-4000 or visit

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