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Cancer Survivorship Week 2014

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MD Anderson celebrates survivors and their caregivers May 31-June 6, 2014, to commemorate National Cancer Survivor's Day, held annually on the first Sunday in June.

Download the 2014 event brochure, which has the full list of Survivorship Week activities along with dates, times and locations. Patients, survivors and their caregivers are invited to participate in these activities regardless of where they receive treatment.

Our Regional Care Centers are also celebrating Survivorship Week. Download the events calendar for each campus: 

Join Riders for the Cure

Riders for the Cure is a group of MD Anderson employees who raise awareness for cancer. The cost is $30 per rider, which includes lunch and a commemorative pin. This event supports Anderson Network’s annual patient and caregiver conference held in September. 

Date: Saturday, May 31
Location: Stubbs Harley Davidson, 4400 Telephone Road, Houston
Registration at 9:30 a.m.; ride begins at 10:30 a.m.  Register online

Enjoy a Houston Astros Game

Anderson Network’s Day Away invites patients, survivors and their caregivers to attend a free Houston Astros baseball game during Survivorship Week.

Date: Wednesday, June 4 (Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels)
Location: Minute Maid Park
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
713-792-2553 (limited number of tickets available)

The Art of Survivorship: Dinner Theater

Enjoy a delicious dinner, meet other survivors and share your story with the improvisational actors of Houston Playback Theater.

Date: Thursday, June 5
Location: MD Anderson South Campus Research Building, 7435 Fannin St.
Time: 6-9 p.m.
RSVP: or 1-800-345-6324

Daily Activities

Stop by Clark Clinic, in the Main Building on Floor 1 near The Aquarium, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There’ll be lots going on, including some of the fun activities below.

Musical performances: Relax and enjoy the sweet sounds of live instrumental performances throughout the week.

Crafts: Spend some creative time on craft activities like greeting cards, origami and balloon twisting.

Photo booth: Capture the moment by taking a fun photo with friends and family members.

Scarf-tying demonstrations: Learn easy tips for tying a stylish head scarf.

Contact Us

Questions? Email

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Honor a Survivor

There are many ways to support cancer survivors and let them know that you care! 

Send a Survivorship eCard

Choose one of seven designs and send a personal message to a survivor 

send a cancer survivor ecard


Donate Blood

There is a constant need for blood and blood products to treat cancer patients. You can help. 

Survivorship Week Social Media

Keep track of what people are saying about Survivorship Week at MD Anderson! 

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