May 1 Picnic to Celebrate Brain Tumor Awareness Week

April 30, 2008

Brain tumor survivors and their families, friends and University of Rochester Medical Center staff will celebrate Brain Tumor Awareness Week with a picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Kings Bend Park in Pittsford.

Many in attendance at the picnic will be members of Brainstormers and the Adult Brain Tumor Network at Strong Memorial Hospital and the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, which provide support for brain cancer survivors and their families. Every year, more than 185,000 people will be diagnosed with brain tumors in the United States.

The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Neurosurgery, Pediatric Oncology, Radiation Oncology departments and the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center are sponsoring the event.

For more information, contact Barbara Guttman at (585) 275-4631 or Eric Iglewski at (585) 273-4970.


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