Tunnell Cancer Center to Host 12th Annual Miracle Mile in Rehoboth Beach

Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center will host the 12th Annual Miracle Mile on Saturday, June 6, in Rehoboth Beach. This event recognizes the strength of cancer patients and the dedication of their caregivers.

The event, which is organized to celebrate National Cancer Survivors’ Day, will begin with a recognition ceremony and the presentation of the 4th Annual Spirit of Hope Award at 8 a.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church on Olive Avenue in Rehoboth Beach. Participants then proceed to the boardwalk where they walk the Miracle Mile. After the walk, participants are invited back to the church for a light breakfast and fellowship.

More than 100 people take part in the annual event, which brings together cancer survivors, caregivers, relatives and friends. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. T-shirts will be given to survivors. Register online: www.beebehealthcare.org/forms/miracle-mile

To nominate a caregiver for the Spirit of Hope Award, use the online nomination form at www.beebehealthcare.org/forms/miracle-mile, pick up an entry form at Tunnell Cancer Center, or call (302) 645-3100, Ext. 2718. Everyone nominated receives recognition. The caregiver chosen will be honored with the Spirit of Hope Award, which will be presented just prior to the Miracle Mile walk at 8 a.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Rehoboth Beach. Nominators are invited to donate in the caregiver’s name to The Beebe Medical Foundation to support Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center programs. For more information about the Foundation, call the Foundation at (302) 644-2900 or write to foundation@beebehealthcare.org.   


Beebe Healthcare is a not-for-profit community healthcare system with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, and restore optimal health for the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities we serve. It offers services throughout Southern Delaware for residents and visitors, including a 210-licensed-bed hospital, a cancer center, and outpatient facilities providing walk-in care, lab, imaging, and physical rehab services.  For more information, please visit us online at www.beebehealthcare.org.

About Tunnell Cancer Center

Beebe Healthcare established Tunnell Cancer Center in 1995.  It has received the Commission on Cancer's highest accreditation with commendation as a comprehensive community cancer center. Its clinical specialties are medical oncology/hematology and radiation oncology. It also offers a multidisciplinary approach for planning all cancer treatment. Nearly 300 patients visit the center each day.