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KC Cancer Survivors Park on ABC’s Home Show 1990

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Cathy Masamitsu’s 1990 report for ABC’s program ‘Home’ features Kansas City, Missouri and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park there. Continue Reading…

A Video Portrait of Cancer Survivors Parks

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Building Hope – Inspiring Lives | Monuments to the Living: A Portrait of Cancer Survivors Parks.

Produced by the Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc in association with the R. A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, 1996 Continue Reading…

Positive Mental Attitude Walk Plaques

POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE WALK

  1. Cancer is the most curable of all chronic diseases.
  2. There are treatments for every type of cancer. Continue Reading…

Road to Recovery

One of the three elements in a Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park is a Road to Recovery. This consists of seven plaques offering common sense suggestions on fighting cancer Continue Reading…

KC Park wins Design in Excellence Award

Back row: Mark McHenry, Mark Spurgeon, Marc Donaleski Front row: Heidi Pollmann and Vangie Rich

Kansas City Home Design and Midwest Commercial Journals awarded the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park a Design in Excellence Silver Award for Outdoor Spaces. Continue Reading…

Visit to Jacksonville Florida Park

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My wife Polly and I visited the Cancer Survivors Park in Jacksonville, FL on the day before my last of 39 radiation treatments at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute. The park is on the route we took to the treatment center so we drove by it each day on the way to treatment.  Continue Reading…

Park News from Vangie

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Congratulations to our wonderful Kansas City park design team!

The recently renovated Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park, located at Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, was recently awarded a Merit Award for Design (Built) by the Central States Region of the American Society of Landscape Architects Continue Reading…

2008 Cancer Survivors Parks Tour

Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Parks 2008

Here’s a tour in photos of many of the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Parks. Continue Reading…

Cancer Survivors Park

We believe that the second greatest correctable cause of cancer mortality (smoking being #1) is relating death and cancer. Many have been brought up to believe that a diagnosis of cancer means automatic death. Some believe that treatments are worse than death. When they are diagnosed, they give up and do not try to fight. Continue Reading…

Ottawa Ontario Cancer Survivor Park Video

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Video tour of the Ottawa, Ontario Cancer Survivor’s Park: Continue Reading…

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