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2007 News & Events:

2007 Race for the Cure
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology was proud to be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2007 Komen Race for the Cure held on Sunday, September 16th, 2007 which had over 17,000 participants all Racing for a Cure!

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"Striking Out Prostate Cancer With Red, Whitey and Lou"
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology and Urologists in the Tri-State area presented the sixth annual prostate cancer awareness event, "Striking Out Prostate Cancer with Red, Whitey and Lou," on Saturday, August 18th, 2007 at the Evansville Marriott.

Fellow St. Louis Cardinals Red Schoendienst, who is a prostate cancer survivor and Hall of Famer, legendary manager and coach Whitey Herzog, and Hall of Famer Lou Brock, shared stories and answered questions about their baseball careers as they teamed up with us to help spread the important message of being screened early for prostate cancer.

The event included an autograph session, silent auction benefiting Cancer Care Options, and every attendee received a free Louisville Slugger wooden mini bat.

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2007 Relay for Life
Evansville Cancer Center participated in the 2007 Relay for Life that took place June 1st-2nd at Central High School's Track. View Photos!

ECC Takes Part in Colorectal Cancer Awareness Walk/Run
Evansville Cancer Center was proud to support Gastroenterology Associates' Colon Cancer Awareness Walk/Run that took place Saturday, April 7, 2007. The Walk/Run was planned by Gastroenterology Associates to continue to raise the awareness of colorectal cancer.

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2007 FREE Skin Cancer Screenings at Evansville Cancer Center
Evansville Cancer Center offered FREE full body skin cancer screenings on Friday, May 4th, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with board certified dermatologists Dr. Jane Lim and Dr. Shari Barrett in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Lim and Dr. Barrett screened 84 people with 35 of those people requiring follow-up care.
2007 Combat Cancer with Coco the Colossal Colon
Coco the "Colossal Colon" teamed up with Evansville Cancer Center – Vantage Oncology and Ohio Valley Colon & Rectal Surgeons to educate Evansville residents about colorectal cancer at the "Combat Cancer with Coco the Colossal Colon." The unique five-day event took place March 7th through March 11th at Washington Square Mall and provided important information about early detection and why annual screenings are crucial in the fight against colon cancer.

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