'Survivors' celebrate cancer free life at Churchill Downs

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 1, 2014 at 8:19 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – June 1 marks National Cancer Survivors Day and the Norton Cancer Institute celebrated hundreds of cancer survivors in the community with a special event to celebrate life and a day at the races.

Many of the guests were treated to a Survivor’s Day buffet luncheon on Millionaires Row at Churchill Downs.

Officials say many of the survivors who celebrated Sunday marked their first year of being cancer free.

In addition to the races, attendees received special recognition from the Norton Cancer Institute.
 

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