Sylvester hosts cancer survivorship-related programs and events across all locations and within the community. View our calendar for details.
2022 Inaugural Sylvester Cancer Survivorship Symposium
The Inaugural Sylvester Cancer Survivorship Symposium took place on November 11, 2022, at the THēsis Hotel Miami. The event featured speakers on survivorship topics ranging from symptom burden and quality of life in survivorship, disparities in survivorship outcomes, survivorship care coordination and technology implementation in supportive and survivorship care delivery.
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.
Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) & Living Proof
The Miami Dolphins are a proud partner of Sylvester and 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 Sylvester.
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 takes part in the Crucial Catch celebration for cancer survivors to support the fight against cancer. Festivities included a brunch for cancer survivors and their families, the Crucial Catch Halftime show where survivors are honored, and a check presentation to Sylvester.
Learn more about the 2022 Crucial Catch Celebration.
Survivorship Patient Series
A cancer diagnosis may bring changes that affect a survivor’s body and mind. Many of these symptoms can be temporary or long-lasting. The Cancer Survivorship Translational & Behavioral Sciences team is addressing a series of topics presented by our experts.
In-pursuit of Wellness: Redefining Health In Cancer Survivors - A Lifestyle Medicine Approach
Paola Rossi, M.D., MSEdClinical Program Director – Lifestyle Medicine
August 23, 2023 Watch the Webinar
In-pursuit of Wellness: Advocacy Panel Discussions
Debbie DenardiBreast Cancer Survivor, Advocate, and 305 Pink Pack Board Member
Seth Berkowitz, LCSW, CCLSThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Georgette Valls-DelgadoAssociate Director, American Cancer Society
July 12, 2023 Watch the Webinar
In Pursuit of Wellness: The New Normal After a Cancer Diagnosis
Speaker: Anne Llewellyn, MS, BHSA, RN
May 10, 2023 Watch the Webinar
Add to Survivorship Patient Series: In Pursuit of Wellness Art Therapy: Healing Through Art
Speaker: Lindsey Weaver, ATR-BC
April 19, 2023 Watch the Webinar
In Pursuit of Wellness: Role of the Social Worker
Speaker: Dr. Kyle Xu
November 30, 2022 Watch the Webinar
Reentry into Life after Cancer: Wellness and Mental Health
Speaker: Giovanna Betancur Cohen, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Oncology Psychologist at Sylvester Cancer Support Services
April 19, 2022 Watch the Webinar
In Pursuit of Wellness: Sexual Health and Cancer in Women
Speaker: Teresa Neira, PhD, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Program Director, Oncology Social Services
May 18, 2022 Watch the Webinar
In Pursuit of Wellness Role of Oncology Social Work
Speaker: Giovanna Betancur Cohen, LCSW, & Stephanie Polanco, LCSW
Oncology Social Workers
March 8, 2023 Watch the Webinar