UNC Cancer Survivors Day

UNC Cancer Care is hosting its annual UNC Cancer Survivors Day on Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The event is free will offer educational talks, interactive discussions and information tables at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill.

Keynote Speaker:
Chris Draft
Cancer advocate, 12 year National Football League veteran and a widower who lost his wife to lung cancer

Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, N.C.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

    • A day of celebration with cancer survivors and their caregivers
    • Interactive and engaging educational talks and discussions
    • Fun activities
    • Lunch and snacks provided

AGENDA

9 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 1:30 National Cancer Survivors Day: A Celebration of Life

Opening Comments: Shelton Earp, MD, Donald Rosenstein, MD, and Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

Keynote Address: Chris Draft

“Cured At Last: A Tale of Tails,” Chad Pecot, MD

Clinical Trials Panel Discussion: Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, moderator

“Caring for the Caregiver,” Loretta Muss, RN, BA

Lunch: Roundtable discussions and art activities

Closing Comments: Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

EXHIBITS/INFORMATION TABLES

Smoking cessation

Look Good, Feel Better

Clinical Trials

Nutrition