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May 6, 2018

"Brunch on the Farm" National Cancer Survivors Day - Rochester, Minnesota

By Lisa Stephens, PhD, @lisastephens


"Brunch on the Farm" - Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day - Sunday, June 3, 2018!

Cancer survivors, their families and friends are invited to a celebration of life during the annual National Cancer Survivors Day Event on Sunday, June 3, 2018 - NCSD2018.pdf.

Every year, this event is a wonderful day filled with hope, inspiration and friendship as we honor people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Join us this year for our themed celebration “Brunch on the Farm”. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 at the Rochester International Event Center (located near the airport) at 7333 Airport View Dr. SW, Rochester, Minnesota.

Registration, family activities, petting zoo and live music starts at 10:30 a.m., brunch provided at 11:00 a.m., followed by a program to honor cancer survivors and their families.

Activities for kids throughout the event!

The event is sponsored by the André Gauthier Foundation and hosted by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society. Admission is free for cancer survivors and two guests. Additional guests are welcome to attend for a nominal fee of $5 per person.

Reservations are required by May 25, 2018.

Register after May 1, by calling the Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Program at (507) 538-6001 or Email:

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