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Community events

Salem Health Cancer Institute is proud to sponsor and host cancer-related events across our region. Here are a few of the events we host every year. For the most up-to-date information about each one, visit Salem Health’s Facebook page or contact us!

National Cancer Survivors Day – June

Join Salem Cancer Institute’s annual celebration to honor cancer survivors and those who support them. Activities include wellness booths, live music, prizes, refreshments, and more!

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Cancer Awareness Weekend – July/August

A time to honor and celebrate cancer survivors and enjoy a baseball game. Compliments of Drs. Bud and Selma Pierce of Oregon Oncology Specialists.

Play for a Cure Oregon – August

Annual softball tournament for breast cancer awareness. Teams from across the region play to “strike out” breast cancer. Learn more at

Discover Pink Walk & Fun Run – September/October

Local event that promotes women’s health and raises awareness.  Funds go towards breast and cervical cancer screenings for women in Marion and Polk Counties. Learn more at

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer – November

This educational and inspirational event is for patients and families impacted by lung cancer. Held annually at Salem Health.