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Survivorship Education & Community Events

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 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

Obesity in Cancer Survivors
Speaker: Michelle Pearlman, M.D.
Gastroenterologist and Physician Nutrition Specialist
Watch the Webinar

Psychosocial Interventions in Cancer Survivors
Speaker: Michael Antoni, Ph.D
Clinical Health Psychologist and Behavioral Medicine Investigator

Movement Matters
Speaker: Laura Huang, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Physiatrist
Watch the Webinar

Unique Needs in GYO Patients
Speaker: Matthew Schlumbrecht, M.D.
Gynecology Oncology Specialist, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Watch the Webinar

Distinguished Speaker Series 

Nationally recognized experts are invited to speak on relevant cancer survivorship related topics. 

Neural Regulation of the Cancer Genome
Speaker: Steve Cole, Ph.D
Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCLA
Watch the Video

Survivorship Community Events

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.


Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC)

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.