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Cancer Survivor Week 2014

Cancer Survivor Week 2014 

Join us for the annual UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center celebration week including inspiring and informative events that will empower you to live the next exciting chapter of your life to the fullest. For more information, call 619-543-2445 or register below.

Survivor Education and Celebration Event - La Jolla
Tuesday, June 10

Goldberg Auditorium Foyer, second Floor, Moores Cancer Center
Reception: 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Talk: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Dessert/Coffee: 7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Enjoy a reception with music and appetizers, discover new support group resources and be inspired by survivor stories. Participate in a Q&A session following a talk on advances in cancer treatment through genetic testing and personalized medicine led by Dr. Lisa Madlensky and Dr. Razelle Kurzrock

Register Now.

Additional Survivor Week Events

Monday, June 9

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, borrow a mat, or sit in a chair. Register Now.

Writing Through Cancer
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Room 3106, third floor, Moores Cancer Center

The process of writing is demystified in this workshop, helping people living with cancer express their thoughts and heal through the power of words. Register Now.

Wednesday, June 11

Cancer Patient Support Group
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room 2242, second floor, Moores Cancer Center

Register Now.

Caregiver Support Group
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room 2007, second floor, Moores Cancer Center

Register Now.

Fighting Cancer with Food & Activity
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Comer Commons, second floor, Moores Cancer Center

Learn about the latest research on dietary factors that strengthen your body’s immune and detoxification systems, along with practical tips for optimizing your intake of protective "big color / big flavor" foods. Register Now.

Thursday, June 12

Healing Foods Kitchen Cooking Class
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Room 2007, second floor, Moores Cancer Center

Recipes featuring phytochemical rich foods, phytochemicals protect plants from disease. Studies are revealing that eating a diet with plenty of phytochemical-rich foods may help protect us from disease as well. Register Now.

Friday, June 13

Expressive Arts
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Room 2007, second floor, Moores Cancer Center

Create an expression of your cancer experience using a variety of artistic media. Register Now.

Sunday, June 15

Survivor Beach
8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Catamaran Hotel, Mission Bay

Survivor Beach is a beach festival and Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) event celebrating the lives of those battling cancer. Founded in 2007, the event is in its 8th year. Survivor Beach includes clinics, vendors, an open paddle and as of last year, an elite SUP race. New this year is a kid’s race. The fundraiser benefits UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. Join stand up paddle boarders as they compete in picturesque Mission Bay to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. Register Now.

Register by June 2nd for each event above or call 619-543-2445.