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.


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


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


Smoking cessation

Look Good, Feel Better

Clinical Trials



The event is free and open to the public, but we do need you to register to help us with planning the event.

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If you have questions about the event you can call 844-496-2287.