Guam Comprehensive Cancer Control Seeks Cancer Awards Nominations

For Immediate Release
October 23, 2014; 11:30 am
DPHSS Release No. 2014-074

Guam Comprehensive Cancer Control Seeks Cancer Awards Nominations

The Department of Public Health and Social Services, in partnership with the Guam Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition (CCC) is seeking nominations from the community for the Remi H. Pangan† Spirit of Life Award and the Spirit of Collaboration Award. Nominees do not have to be members of the CCC Coalition.

The Remi H. Pangan† Spirit of Life Award is presented to a cancer survivor, caregiver, or other individual for his/her encouragement in fighting cancer, dedication to promoting public awareness of cancer survivorship issues and improving the quality of life for cancer survivors, caregivers, and their families.

The Spirit of Collaboration Award is presented to organizations that demonstrate exemplary collaborative efforts in the fight against cancer. Collaboration is defined as the act of working together to achieve a particular goal or objective. Collaboration can occur within one organization (between two or more programs or services) or it can be between two or more different organizations.

For application forms, please contact Mr. Lawrence Alam at 735-7335 or at lawrence.alam@dphss.guamdev.com or Ms. Vivian Pareja at 735-0670 or at vivian.pareja@dphss.guamdev.com.

Applications can also be downloaded from the Department of Public Health and Social Services website at http://www.dphss.guamdev.com.

The deadline to submit applications is November 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm.

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