London Regional Cancer Program staff participating in “Cuts for Cancer”


For Immediate Release

February 27, 2015



(LONDON, Ontario) – Scissors will be flying at London Health Sciences Centre on Monday as sixteen staff and supporters of the London Regional Cancer Program say goodbye to their long locks in support of cancer patients. Fifteen staff will donate their hair to two organizations which create wigs for cancer patients. The sixteenth staff member, whose hair is too short to donate, will be shaving her head entirely to show her support for the event, and for patients. The “Cuts for Cancer” team will also be presenting a cash donation to representatives from the Canadian Cancer Society to fund programs which support patients in treatment at LRCP and surrounding cancer centres.


          Date:          Monday, March 2, 2015


          Time:          10:30am (media are asked to arrive by 10:15am to set up) 


          Location:     London Regional Cancer Program

                                   800 Commissioners Rd. East

                                   Lower Level Atrium

            Parking:    Please park in the visitors parking garage and use the lower LRCP    

                       entrance facing Wellington Rd. (rather than the Commissioners Rd.



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Kathy Leblanc

Corporate Communications and Public Relations

London Health Sciences Centre

519-685-8500, ext. 74772

Pager: 14772



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