All patients, from the time of diagnosis through their life during and after treatment, are survivors. Family members, friends and caregivers also are affected by cancer and are survivors, too.
To commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day, held annually on the first Sunday in June, MD Anderson is hosting online activities June 5-11, 2022.
Events will be held online to provide a safe, accessible event and reduce the spread of infection.
Events are held online to ensure safety and reduce the spread of infection. We are using an online educational platform, called Canvas, to improve your virtual experience. Please complete this brief registration form. You will receive an email invitation from Canvas to join the online platform within 48 hours.
After logging in to Canvas, you’ll be able to access all events and resources.
Review our Survivorship Week event calendar. Join us for:
- Lectures about anticancer living, stress management, nutrition, music therapy, meditation, chair yoga and online Labyrinth session
- Guided art sessions
- Lunch & Learn
- Support groups
- The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) program is hosting several events, including restorative yoga and a support group
- Check out additional survivorship resources and get the Labyrinth handout.
Don’t miss these videos:
- Building your own vision board at home
- History of Labyrinths
- Guided Labyrinth Meditation
- Music and mindfulness exercise
- Music and breath synchronization exercise
- Anticancer Living: Transform Your Life and Health with the Mix of Six
- Yoga breathing exercises
- Chair yoga
All patients, from the time of diagnosis through their life during and after treatment, as well as family members, friends and caregivers, are welcome to invited to join online events and use these resources.
Surviviorship Grand Rounds
Researchers, health care professionals and patient advocates are invited to attend the Survivorship Research Grand Rounds on Thursday, June 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. David Chambers, DPhil, deputy director for Implementation Science in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute will discuss the national landscape of dissemination and implementation of intervention research as it pertains to cancer survivorship issues.
View the Survivorship Week event calendar for more information.
Due to our response to COVID-19, all blood donations at MD Anderson
Blood Donor Center locations are being held by appointment only.