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Hundreds Expected at Picnic to Promote Life After Cancer

June 1, 2007

Orange Regional Medical Center and CROC host National Cancer Survivor

(Middletown, NY) – Orange Regional Medical Center’s Tucker Center for Cancer Care and Citizens Reunited to Overcome Cancer (CROC) will host the 4th annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day Picnic in the Park. The picnic will be held Sunday, June 3 at Thompson Memorial Park (Circleville Park) in Circleville from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free to cancer survivors and their families. All attendees must register for the event in advance by calling the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

Carrie Lindsay, cancer survivor and executive coordinator at CROC says, “This is a wonderful yearly event where we celebrate life, family and friends. The barbeque never turns off, the live music keeps everyone energized and there will be games and activities for children and adults.”

Rob Lee, executive director of public relations and marketing at Orange Regional Medical Center says, “At this picnic, hundreds of people have been touched in some way by cancer will have the opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day with their families and caregivers. The common bond that unites everyone who has been affected by cancer is so strong. Orange Regional is proud to be a part of what is sure to be a terrific event.”

Please join these local organizations as they Turn Tragedy into Triumph and celebrate life! This event is rain or shine. For more information on the National Cancer Survivor’s Day Picnic or to register to attend the event, call Orange Regional’s Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

Orange Regional Medical Center’s Tucker Center for Cancer Care

The Tucker Center for Cancer Care program is accredited as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program from The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The Tucker Center team approach involves regular consultation among a staff of exceptional surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, nurses and other cancer specialists. Thousands of patients have benefited from the care and compassion of the Tucker Center experts through diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, or support.


“Along with our founder and dear friend, Dr. Tom Eanelli, our CROC family has provided a nurturing and uplifting environment for many who journey through the challenge of cancer.” – Carrie Lindsay.

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