Cancer

Join Riverside’s Relay for Life Team!

Riverside is participating in Relay for Life on Saturday, June 11, and would love your support!

The Relay for Life event helps communities in the fight against cancer. Our team’s fundraising goal is $1,000. To join the Riverside Cancer Institute’s team, click here. From there, you will click “Join Our Team” and create your account.

After you have registered, you can share your personal page link on social media to fundraise.

Employees who join our team receive a free t-shirt to wear at Relay for Life.

Questions? Please contact Gabby Cinnamon at ext. 46503 or gcinnamon@rhc.net.

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Bishop McNamara High School

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Riverside Cancer Institute Hosting Free Head & Neck Screening

April is Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month!

The Riverside Cancer Institute is hosting a free head & neck screening for the community on April 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Riverside Health Fitness Center Yoga Studio.

Head & Neck Cancer Risk Factors Include – long-term chronic alcohol use, tobacco use, HPV infection, or a lump in the head or neck that is not going away.

Ear Nose and Throat Specialists will be on-site to schedule a follow-up appointment if the examiner feels further evaluation is needed.

To schedule the screening, visit riversidehealthcare.org/cancerscreen or call (815) 935-7544.

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Riverside Chooses Hope

Employees who are survivors or currently battling cancer are encouraged to join us for light refreshments and a short program.

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Time: 5 to 7 p.m. – program at 6 p.m.

Where: Riverside Health Fitness Center

RSVP has been extended to Friday, December 3! Please email Gabby Cinnamon at gcinnamon@rhc.net to RSVP.

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Light the Building Pink 2021

Kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Riverside! You’re invited to our 2nd Annual Light the Building Pink event on Thursday, September 30.

Join us for light refreshments and a brief program where we will light the building pink in honor of Breast Health Awareness Month for October.

The event will take place behind Riverside Medical Center and starts at 5:15 p.m. with a brief program at 5:45 p.m.

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