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Contact: Tedra White
Office: 419-291-2330
Cell: 419-262-0371
Web Site: www.promedica.org

ProMedica Charity Events to Support Cancer Care and Research

posted on: 09/30/2013

TOLEDO, Ohio, October, 2013 – In October, ProMedica Bixby Hospital and ProMedica Flower Hospital will each hold community events on their campuses to raise awareness and funding for cancer. Proceeds from both events will go toward patient care services at Hickman cancer centers in Adrian, Mich., and Sylvania, Ohio.

The annual “Bite for the Fight” and “Graze to Raise” fundraisers will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19. Cancer survivors and the public are invited to participate in a one-mile or 5K walk (depending on the location) and sample a variety of food from area restaurants and vendors.

Both Hickman centers are accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, a designation that is awarded only to cancer centers that offer the best in cancer diagnosis, treatment and services. Patients have access to the latest medical imaging technology, advanced treatments and clinical trials.

To register for a Hickman fundraiser, visit www.promedica.org/cancergiving.

For more information about ProMedica’s Hickman Cancer Centers, visit www.promedica.org/cancer.


Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 14,400 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians with more than 450 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 310 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org