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MCCG and Community Prepare for Cancer Survivor Day Event

‘The Top Ten Positives of Cancer'

MCCG and Community Prepare for Cancer Survivor Day Event 

MACON, GA (May 16, 2012) – Gifted storyteller and cancer survivor Barbara Dooley will speak to a large audience of cancer survivors at the Third Annual Cancer Survivor Day Celebration, sponsored by entities of The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG).

Dooley's presentation, “The Top Ten Positives of Cancer,” is scheduled for Thursday, May 31. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and Dooley's presentation from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Macon Marriott's Magnolia Room, located at 240 Coliseum Drive in Macon. This event is open to cancer survivors and the community, but space is limited. Please call 478-633-4733 or email by May 28 for reservations. Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased at The price includes the cost of lunch, and all cancer survivors will be entered for a chance to win a Big Green Egg grill.

The media is invited to interview and film/photograph Dooley after her presentation at the Marriott.

An inspirational and motivational speaker, Dooley rivets a crowd with stories of her decades spent as a football coach's wife. She delivers inspiration as she discusses her struggle with cancer. Her story is powerful, moving and motivating for others battling challenges.

The Third Annual Cancer Survivor Day Celebration is sponsored by the Cancer Life Center, Medcen Community Health Foundation and the American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Survivor's Day® is Sunday, June 3. It is a day for cancer survivors and their loved ones to celebrate that there is life after cancer, and that life after diagnosis can be meaningful and productive. There are more than 12 million cancer survivors in the United States.

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