Denver, CO, November 29, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- For the third year in a row, Aurora Police Officers, Adams County Sheriff Officers and Cops Fighting Cancer visited the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL), in partnership with the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, to pass out heartfelt, handmade quilts to oncology patients. Each quilt was produced by Aurora Center for Active Adults and has a unique design that took more than 40-hours a piece to make.
Cops Fighting Cancer founder, Officer James Seneca, a 31-year cancer survivor himself, states “I hope these quilts provide healing, strength and some warmth. The healing quilts represent hope that you can overcome cancer. They offer comfort knowing that people care.”
“We are thankful for the support of our community partners, especially during the holiday season, to bring inspiration and comfort to our patients as they receive life-saving cancer treatments from our leading industry experts,” states Maureen Tarrant, President and CEO at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center. “Treating all types of cancer including blood, sarcomas and solid organ, and offering first-in-human clinical trials, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, in partnership with the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, is proud to offer leading-edge cancer care right in the heart of Denver.”
The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of HealthONE, was named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is in the top 9% of 4,812 U.S. hospitals offering cancer care services.
About HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center,
For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families from across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, and from around the world. With more than 80 specialties, 1,200 specialists and primary care physicians and 1,800 employees, P/SL and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is the only tertiary/quaternary combined pediatric and adult hospital in this region. Leading comprehensive services include the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Care, Blood & Marrow Transplant, Labor & Delivery/Mom & Baby, Maternal-Fetal Care, Orthopedics, Spine, Kidney/Liver Transplant, Hyperbaric Medicine, Wound Healing, Infectious Disease and more. For more information, please visit www.pslmc.com.
About Sarah Cannon
Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation provided by oncology-trained nurses, more than 1,100 stem cell transplants performed annually throughout the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, hundreds of clinical trials, and molecular profiling capabilities. Through its services, Sarah Cannon is providing state-of-the-art cancer care close to home for hundreds of thousands of patients, a number unmatched by any single cancer center. To learn more about Sarah Cannon, visit sarahcannon.com.