Fundraising Events for Patient & Family Support Service

For cancer patients and the people who love them, a diagnosis often brings uncertainty and unease, both which can hinder the healing process. Your gift can help the innovative programs that Patient & Family Support Services offer to improve quality of live and optimize outcomes for those dealing with the multi-level concerns that come with cancer.

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Celebration of Hope Reception Honors Alicia Gwynn as 2013 Extraordinary Caregiver of the Year

Alicia GwynnOn November 3, 2013, at the annual Celebration of Hope reception, Alicia Gwynn was honored as the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center’s Extraordinary Caregiver of the Year.

Her unwavering commitment to the care of her husband and baseball Hall of Famer, Tony, and to countless others stands as a testament to her dedication to, and compassion for, people living with cancer.

As part of the Extraordinary Caregiver Celebration, the event also highlighted Patient & Family Support Services at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. This service prepares patients and their loved ones for the psychological, social, and emotional challenges that arise from a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

To learn about our 2011 and 2012 extraordinary caregivers, see Caregiver Stories.