Skip to Content

Cancer Survivorship Week 2015

Survivor Balloons

MD Anderson will celebrate cancer survivors and their caregivers June 1-7, 2015, to commemorate National Cancer Survivor's Day, held annually on the first Sunday in June.

Join us at our locations in the Texas Medical Center, Katy, Bay Area, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands for events throughout the week. 

Download the 2015 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.

Survivorship Week events include:

Couples Coping with Cancer Together 

Coping with cancer is hard enough. What happens when your partner also has a diagnosis? Join the Friends of Integrative Medicine to hear a group of three couples as they share their personal stories about how dealing with cancer together has affected their relationship. RSVP: 

Date: Monday, June 1 
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. 
Location: South Campus Research Building 2, Rooms 1, 2, 5, 6 7455 Fannin St., Houston, TX 77054

Enjoy a Houston Astros Game

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

Date: Tuesday, June 2 (Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles)
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Minute Maid Park: 501 Crawford St., Houston, TX 77002
call 713-792-2553, or email

The Art of Survivorship: Dinner Theater

Enjoy a delicious dinner, meet other survivors and be inspired by artists from the Houston Grand Opera at this free event. 

Date: Wednesday, June 3
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: MD Anderson South Campus Research Building 1, 7455 Fannin St., Houston, TX 77054
RSVP: email, or call 713-792-2553

Request an Appointment U.S. News & World Report badge

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! 

facebook icon

twitter icon

© 2015 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center