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Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center hosting author and three-time cancer survivor

Friday, September 30, 2011

David Yates, author of “Cancer Sucks: A True Story,” visits clinic Oct. 3

Green Bay, Wis. – The Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center welcomes David Yates, a three-time cancer survivor and author of the new book “Cancer Sucks: A True Story,” and his wife on Monday, Oct. 3, at 9 a.m.

Yates will tour the facilities at Aurora BayCare, meet with caregivers and spend time with cancer patients in effort to inspire them with his philosophy to “never give up.”

While in Green Bay, Yates will also visit local schools that created the organization “Sting Cancer,” now one of the largest school cancer organizations in the nation. On Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m., the public is invited to attend a book signing and author-led discussion at the Barnes and Noble located at 2498 Oneida Street, in the village of Ashwaubenon. The event is being presented by the local Sting chapters.

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side. It opened in September 2001 as a joint effort of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic. Aurora BayCare is committed to creating a better way to provide high quality tertiary healthcare, the latest in medical technology and superior service.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Ilinois.

BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of over 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. BayCare Clinic physicians have served patients in Green Bay and the surrounding region for over 25 years.

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Contact: Phill Trewyn
Phone: 414-390-5500

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