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Dragon Dream Team Continues to Send Message of Hope a Year Later
Date:8/25/2008

Continued Wagner, "When you see the team come together, whether it's practicing on the lake or competing, their unity and strength really speaks for itself."

The team is currently working to recruit corporate sponsorships, which will help to offset travel expenses and cover costs for those without the financial means to participate. Sponsorship dollars will also be used in support of breast cancer research.

According to Paddler magazine, Dragon Boat racing is the fastest growing water sport and, in general, is considered the second most popular sport in the world. The Dragon Boat movement made an impact on breast cancer survivors when Dr. Don McKenzie proved his theory that upper body exercise has a positive impact on recovering breast cancer patients.

This year, the team will hold its first summit to educate the community about the impact Dragon Boat racing has on breast cancer survivors. The event will be held on Saturday, August 30th, 2008 at 10:00 am at 4450 Rex Lake Road in Akron, Ohio. For more information, visit http://www.dragondreamteam.org . The American Cancer Society is sponsoring the summit with support from Summa Healthcare System.

About Akron Plastic Surgeons

The doctors of Akron Plastic Surgeons, Inc. have been providing quality health care since 1985. A leading regional provider of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Akron Plastic Surgeons, Inc. is composed of three board-certified physicians with over 50 years of combined experience: Michael G. Parker, M.D., Douglas S. Wagner, M.D., and John C. Pedersen, M.D. For more information, call 330.253.9161 or visit http://www.akronplasticsurgeons.com .


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