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.

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

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

EXHIBITS/INFORMATION TABLES

Smoking cessation

Look Good, Feel Better

Clinical Trials

Nutrition