Thursday, June 21, 2012

Utah Cancer Action Network Hosts Survivorship Social

(SALT LAKE CITY) – The Utah Cancer Action Network (UCAN) is the official host of the Survivorship Summer Social, a celebration of cancer survivorship in Utah.  The UCAN Quality of Life committee will hold the event Saturday, June 23 from 4-7 p.m. at the Cancer Wellness House, 59 South 1100 East in Salt Lake City.

“We work to provide a special day to bring survivors across the state together for fun activities, speakers, and social engagement with other survivors,” said committee co-chair Ginger Johnson. “It’s free for survivors and their families, and includes food, family-friendly activities, and cancer information booths, games, and prizes”

The Utah Cancer Action Network is a diverse group of organizations and individuals representing many key stakeholders in cancer prevention and control in Utah. UCAN’s Survivorship and Quality of Life committee promotes quality of life for all cancer patients in Utah through education, social involvement, and community outreach.  This first annual social is designed to meet the needs of cancer survivors and to encourage them to live happy and healthy lives.

“Everyone in Utah who has been affected by cancer is welcome to attend,” Johnson said. 

To register for the event go to or call 801-236-2294.

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