MEDIA ADVISORY: Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day

On Wednesday, May 25th, 2011, Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven will host a special program for cancer survivors at Yale’s West Campus, 141 Frontage Road in Orange.  The keynote speaker at this event will be Ethan Zohn, winner of Survivor: Africa, and cancer survivor.

The event is in celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day and welcomes cancer survivors and their families.  A cookout and picnic supper will be hosted by Dr. Mel Goldstein, Senior Meteorologist, WTNH News Channel 8, and cancer survivor.  The band “5-Metal Chemistry” has kindly donated their time to perform during this portion of the event. The quintet features two trumpet players, a French horn, trombone, and tuba.

Registration will begin at 5PM and the event will run from 5:30-7:30PM. Affiliate cancer organizations will be in attendance with information available throughout the program.

To make a reservation for this free event, please call (888) 700-6543. For more information, visit

PRESS CONTACT: Emily Fenton 203-436-8549

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