Dignity Health St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County to Host Cancer Survivors Day

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The Dignity Health St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County invites all cancer survivors, family, friends and caregivers to a special celebration to commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day® on Friday, June 3, 2016 at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard.

The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Healing Garden and Conference Rooms 1 & 3 at St. John’s Regional Medical Center located at 1600

  1. Rose Ave. in Oxnard.

“We invite all survivors to join us and to celebrate how life after cancer is more than just surviving. It can be beautiful, abundant, and fulfilling. That’s something to celebrate,” says Alicia Zaragoza, Oncology Nurse Navigator at St. John’s Regional Medical Center. “Our celebration will be filled with joy, hope, camaraderie, and compassion as we acknowledge our community’s cancer survivors.”

The event will include a relaxing afternoon filled with music, good food, education and a celebration of life. Guest speakers at this event are Susan Speer, RD, CSO, Cancer Nutrition Specialist, Diane Martell, LMFT, Cancer Support Counselor, and Audrey Walzer, Owner and Director, Camarillo Yoga Center.

Anyone living with a history of cancer, from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life, is a cancer survivor, according to the National Cancer Survivors Day® Foundation. In the United States alone, there are more than

14.5 million people living with a history of cancer.

For more information and to reserve your space for this event please call the St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County at 805.988.2641.

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About Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center

St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services – all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at dignityhealth.org/stjohnsregional.

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