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Survivorship Events & Education

Information

To learn more about cancer survivorship research at Sylvester, please call 305-243-3329 or
email Survivorship Research.

Appointments

To learn more or request an appointment, call 305-243-4922 or
email Survivorship Care.

We have exciting cancer survivorship related programs and events that are being held across Sylvester locations and in the community, with more to come. Announcements with additional details are circulated prior to each event.

Survivorship Community Events

2021 Annual Virtual Survivorship Celebration Event

The purpose of this yearly event is to celebrate the cancer survivorship journey with survivors and their loved ones. The celebration includes speakers, music, and the opportunity to meet with healthcare providers.

2020 Virtual Survivorship Celebration Event

A celebration of Cancer Survivors is held annually. The purpose of this event is to celebrate the cancer survivorship journey with other survivors and their loved ones. The celebration includes speakers, music, and the opportunity to meet with healthcare providers.

June 14th 2020 Thank you to everyone who tuned into the virtual celebration! The 2-hour event hosted by Janine Stanwood of WPLG Channel 10 included video messages from providers, notes from Sylvester survivors, and photos from SCCC events over the year. Speakers included Dr. Stephen Nimer (Sylvester Director), Dr. Frank Penedo (Associate Director for Cancer Survivorship), and Jessica MacIntyre, APRN and discussed survivorship and the supportive services offered at Sylvester.

View the 2019 Survivorship Celebration

Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) & Living Proof

The Miami Dolphins are a proud partner of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) to support their mission to reduce the human burden from cancer through research, education, prevention, and the delivery of quality patient care. Launched in 2010, DCC participants can ride, walk, run or volunteer in the effort to raise funds for cancer research at the SCCC. 

For more information, visit the Dolphins Cancer Challenge homepage.

Cure by Design

Cure by Design Miami is an event in which corporate community joins forces with local designers and cancer survivors to benefit the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. The highlight of the evening is a program that celebrates local Sylvester cancer survivors of all ages and of all cancer types, who share their inspirational journal and rock the runway. 

Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer Celebration

In partnership with the Miami Dolphins, The American Cancer Society and the NFL, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center takes part in the Crucial Catch celebration for cancer survivors in order to support the fight against cancer. Festivities included a brunch held for cancer survivors and their families, the Crucial Catch Halftime show where survivors were honored, and a check presentation to the Cancer Center.


Survivorship Education

Survivorship Provider Learning Series

The provider learning series invites experts in relevant cancer survivorship related fields to bring knowledge and awareness to medical providers in order to better serve their patients’ survivorship needs. Experts range from clinical specialties to research investigators in order to expose providers to survivorship topics of interest. Past speakers include:

In-service Provider Series - Past Speakers Page 1
Distinguished Speaker Series Page 1
Invited Speakers Page 1

Sylvester Cancer Survivorship & Translational Behavioral Sciences