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NEWS | June 13, 2014

Superheroes to visit young heroes at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Who:
UC Davis pediatric cancer patients and the West Coast Avengers

What:
The West Coast Avengers superheroes will descend on the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center's pediatric clinic, where they will help the children make heroic medals. The superheroes will then pin the medals on each child, congratulating them for superior bravery. The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Davis team, who believe cancer survivors are heroes.

In partnership with the Relay For Life UC Davis, the group has been conducting art projects with the young cancer patients at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. The West Coast Avengers is a nonprofit organization  whose members pride themselves in putting the group’s resources to good use through fund raising, charity work, and volunteerism.

Where:
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center North Lobby, 2279 45th St., Sacramento. Parking is available behind the Cancer Center in the visitors lot.

When:
Monday, June 16, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Media opportunities:
Superheroes including Hawkeye and Black Widow from the Avengers, Wonder Woman and Storm from the X-Men will be on hand to help each child create their own medal. Great photo opportunities and interviews available with Relay for Life team members, patient families and clinic staff.