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Cancer Survivor Week: June 1–6, 2015

Cancer Survivor Week June 2015 

Join us for Moores Cancer Center's annual survivorship celebration week, including inspiring and informative events that will empower you to live the next exciting chapter of your life to the fullest.

Survivorship Celebration
Tuesday, June 2

5–7:30 p.m.
Comer Commons, Moores Cancer Center

Join us for a celebration of the survivor spirit hosted by Moores Cancer Center physicians, nurses and staff. Enjoy music and refreshments, celebrate with your care team, and make new friends. Please register by May 25.


Additional Survivor Week Events

Monday, June 1

Gentle Yoga
11 a.m. – noon
Goldberg Auditorium foyer, second floor, Moores Cancer Center
Adaptive yoga class for cancer patients, survivors and family members modified to each participant’s ability. Bring or borrow a mat or sit in a chair. Wear comfortable clothing.

To register, contact Beth Lipski, elipski@ucsd.edu or 858-246-0223, or Sandra Pilgrim, spilgrim@ucsd.edu or 858-822-5381.

Tuesday, June 2

Fighting Cancer with Diet and Physical Activity
12–1:30 p.m.
Comer Commons, second floor, Moores Cancer Center
Learn how diet and physical activity can play a role in cancer prevention and survivorship.


Wednesday, June 3

Cooking Class: Fighting Cancer With Colorful Foods
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Room 2007, second floor, Moores Cancer Center
Learn about foods containing cancer-fighting phytonutrients, and how to choose, prepare and incorporate them into recipes and your diet.


Thursday, June 4

Behind the Scenes at Moores Cancer Center: Guided Walking Tour
10–10:45 a.m. OR 5–5:45 p.m. 
Meet in the main lobby at the foot of the stairs
Explore Moores Cancer Center on a 45-minute guided walking tour and learn interesting facts about the healing design of our building. No registration required.

My Answer to Cancer seminar: The Latest Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Melanoma
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Goldberg Auditorium, Moores Cancer Center
An educational talk featuring Dr. Joel Baumgartner, surgical oncologist.


Friday, June 5

Complimentary Chair Massages
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Comer Commons, Moores Cancer Center
Relieve muscle tension with a short massage. No registration necessary.

Sunday, June 6

Survivor Beach
8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Catamaran Hotel, Mission Bay
Now in its 9th year, Survivor Beach is a beach festival and stand up paddleboard (SUP) event celebrating the lives of those battling cancer.