WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Fairhaven Hall hosted hundred of cancer survivors and their guests for an annual celebration. }}" />

   
 
 
Cancer Survivors Celebrate Beating The Odds

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/13/2014

Hundreds of cancer survivors celebrated one more year of beating the odds at Friday's annual Cancer Survivors Day celebration.

Ohio Health-Med Central welcomed survivors and their guests into Fairhaven Hall at the Richland County Fairgrounds as a way to observe their perseverance through the deadly illness.

Patti Kastelic, Director of Nursing for Ohio Health-Med Central, says the celebration is a way for caregivers to give back to their patients through a day of hope and support.

Dr. Viswanathan, better known as "Dr. V" at Ohio Health-Med Central, says that hope should grow even more in the future with exciting new developments in cancer research.

An estimated 1.6 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2014. However, less than 586,000 are expected to lose their lives from the illness.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Richland County sheriff's deputies are looking for the man who robbed Dollar General, 905 E.Main St. in Crestline late Monday night. Full Story
Image1 This harsh winter will come to an end soon, and all this snow will start melting away. Full Story
 
Image1 Rev. James Cosby, founder of the Cosby Educational Heritage Center in Mansfield has died. Full Story
Image1 A man was killed and two women are injured in an auto- pedestrian accident at 8:30 Monday morning on West Fourth Street at Western Avenue in Mansfield. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Man Killed In Auto-Pedestrian Accident In Mansfield

Ontario Mayor Speaks At Richland County Republican Luncheon

More News