Cancer survivors to be featured at 2nd Annual Cancer Survivors Day Celebration on Oct. 29 at 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2016) – Fox Chase Cancer Center has partnered with Temple University Athletics to host the 2nd Annual Cancer Survivors Day Football Game, October 29 at 3:30pm at Lincoln Financial Field. Current and former patients, caregivers, staff, faculty, and volunteers will be recognized on the field before the Temple Owls host the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.
“We’re excited to partner with Temple Athletics again this year to celebrate cancer survivorship.” said Crystal Denlinger, MD, a medical oncologist and director of the survivorship program at Fox Chase. “This game honors and celebrates all those who have been touched by cancer in any capacity.”
Just before kick-off, hundreds of survivors will take the field wearing scarfs color-coded to represent their individual cancer types. Additionally, videos featuring survivors’ stories will play on the stadium’s screens throughout the game.