Be Invincible!: Vince Papale’s Playbook for Defeating Colon Cancer

Date & Time

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


Showcasing Excellence


Virtual Event


Offered in collaboration with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Friends Health Connection

The movie, Invincible, was inspired by the true story of an ordinary guy who at age 30 achieves his lifelong dream of becoming a professional football after making an open tryout for the Philadelphia Eagles. After years of tackling the NFL, Vince Papale had to tackle colorectal cancer. Hear Vince Papale’s account of his colon cancer diagnosis and his inspirational story of treatment and recovery.

Understand the numerous colon conditions, preventive strategies, symptoms, diagnostic technologies such as CT Scans and colonoscopy and advanced treatments like the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.

Rutgers: This Is What Excellence Looks Like


  • Vince Papale, former NFL player and colorectal cancer survivor
  • Patrick Boland, MD, Medical Oncologist 

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