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Cancer Survivor' s Day

Sunday, June 03, 2012 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Ethan Allen Hotel

Danbury Hospital Praxair Cancer Center

The Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital, in partnership with Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN and the American Cancer Society is pleased to invite our cancer survivors along with a guest to our 15th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. Join us for a morning that celebrates you!  

A “cancer survivor” is defined as anyone living with a history of cancer – from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life.

Stuart Robertshaw, PhD 

Enjoy a lovely morning breakfast with friends,make new connections and laugh along with our featured speaker, Dr Stuart Robertshaw – also known as Dr. Humor! Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and an Attorney, will share his personal journey which began in September, 1987 when he started a review of the research on the benefits of humor.

2012 National Cancer Survivors DayOn June 28, 1990, he announced the formation of the National Association for the Humor Impaired. The Association has received national attention from the press in over 144 newspapers, 180 radio stations and has been featured in magazines such as Family Circle and Mature Outlook. Dr. Robertshaw, whom the press refers to as "Dr. Humor," currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association. Dr. Robertshaw will share with you what he has learned about the psychological and physiological benefits of humor and laughter as they relate to dealing with cancer and to taking care of ourselves and our loved ones.

Event Time

Check-In: 8:30am
Program begins at 9:00am



Registration Information

Registration for this limited seating event is required by May 28th.  Please call Ann’s Place at (203) 790-6568, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m to reserve your seat.


Ethan Allen Hotel
21 Lake Avenue
Danbury, Connecticut