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Summer Events: Communities Staying Connected Against Cancer

During this time of social distancing, finding new ways to connect to our community is more critical than ever. Thank you to our community partners who have gotten creative and gone virtual!


Cancer Survivors Day Virtual 5k Logo

Pennsylvania Hospital Cancer Survivor's Day Virtual 5K
Saturday, June 6th - Sunday, June 7th
Choose your course

Join us for a virtual 5k to celebrate National Cancer Survivor's Day!
Our virtual event can be done from any location: you can run, jog, or walk on a road, trail, or treadmill! And, the best part… you don’t have to complete the whole course to know you are doing something for a good cause. We appreciate everyone who participates in our Cancer Survivor’s Day 5K. Whether you take a few steps slowly or many steps quickly, we hope you join us for some virtual fun!

Register Now
Entry Fee: $20 (+$4 booking fee)
During registration, select to join either Team Radiation Oncology or Team Hematology Oncology


National Cancer Survivor's Day Online Celebration 2020
Monday, June 8th
10 AM - 3 PM

Virtual via Bluejeans

Join Penn Medicine - Abramson Cancer Center Radiation Oncology to celebrate this year's National Cancer Survivor’s Day. Virtual events for our patients and their loved ones will be available throughout the day.

Schedule for June 8th:

  • 10 - 11 AM: Dance Movement Therapy with Lynn
  • 11 - 11:30 AM: Musical Expressions with Allie
  • 11:30 AM -12 PM: Musical Expressions with Allie
  • 12 - 1 PM: Alumni Gathering
  • 2 – 3 PM: Yoga with Tali

Join any or all of these events


Pink Clover Virtual 5K & Walk
Saturday, June 13th - Sunday, June 14th


Join the Pink Clover foundation for their virtual 5K or walk to help raise critical funding for breast cancer research! Run or walk a course of your choosing, while practicing proper social distancing. Don’t forget to submit your pictures!

Register Today


Limelight Gala Logo

LimeLight Gala Goes Virtual
Friday, June 19th
7 – 8 PM
Your Living Room

The LimeLight Gala is set to inspire once again as it returns for an unforgettable 10th year. Replete with lime green, inspiring speeches from survivors, and a reflection on the enduring legacy left by Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori, who founded the HEADstrong Foundation from his hospital bed while battling a terminal bout of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. 

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