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The Duke Cancer Patient Support Program's
Nancy Weaver Emerson 31st Annual Tree of Hope Ceremony
Broadcasted Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


31st Annual Tree of Hope Celebration

December 2, 2021 will mark the 31st Annual Tree of Hope Celebration. This cherished Duke Cancer Institute event honors and remembers loved ones, patients, staff, family, and friends whose lives have been touched by cancer. The lights on this beautiful tree represent and illuminate HOPE that outshines the darkness it is surrounded by.

This upcoming year marks a milestone anniversary. In 1972 Duke was named a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. The commitment to provide excellence in comprehensive cancer care has not waivered though out the decades. Together, we celebrate 50 years of HOPE.

To honor your Healthcare Hero, you may purchase a *luminary. You also have the option to purchase a tribute card to make a gift in honor or memory of family members, friends, or caregivers.

All proceeds benefit the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program and will help us to continue our mission of providing support services to patients and their families at no cost.

*Luminaries will remain lit through December 31. Your Healthcare Hero will be notified of your gift.



The video above is from the 2020 Tree of Hope Lighting Ceremony. Click to view the heartfelt messages from patients who honor their healthcare heroes.