Survivorship Events

There are many events that celebrate cancer survivorship, both in Houston and nationwide. We encourage cancer survivors and their loved ones to participate in these events to meet other survivors, learn how to cope with life after cancer and to raise awareness and funds to find better treatments and prevention methods for their cancer. 

MD Anderson Events

Art and Body Image

This body image therapy program helps patients who have undergone physical changes express their emotions through art. The program will be offered both in the morning and afternoon. View the event flier

Date: Wednesday, August 19
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Class A), or 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Class B)
Duncan Building, Floor 8, Rooms 1 and 2   Get directions
RSVP: by August 5

PIKNIC Survivorship Series 2015

CancerCare Series events focus on common issues that survivors face after cancer treatment. A series of workshops held throughout the summer feature 30-minute podcast recordings featuring expert speakers, followed by a panel of MD Anderson experts who take questions from the audience.

2015 Series Videos

Part 1: The Resiliency of Caregiving

Part 2: Living the Anticancer Life

Part 3: Coping with the Fear of Recurrence: Living with Uncertainty

Part 4: Healing Calm: The Practice of Stillness

Cancer Survivorship Conference

Our annual conference, held every September in Houston, is for all people who have been touched by cancer: patients, caregivers, family members and survivors.

Save the Date!

The Survivorship Conference will be September 25-26, 2015 at the Omni Westside hotel. 

Caregiver Week

MD Anderson celebrates National Caregiver Month every November with a week of activities for caregivers and their families.