MD Anderson in Sugar Land celebrates Cancer Survivorship Week May 31-June 6

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Sugar Land invites the community, regardless of where they receive treatment, to participate in the following activities in recognition of survivorship week:

Saturday, May 31

9:30 a.m. Riders for the Cure – Ride for Life 2014

This police-escorted motorcycle ride starts and ends at Stubbs Harley-Davidson on Telephone Road, Houston. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 10:30 a.m. The cost is $30 per rider, which includes lunch and a pin. For more information and to register: 

Tuesday, June 3
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Managing the Stress of Survivorship

This educational forum, hosted by Anderson Network’s PIKNIC (Partners In Knowledge, News In Cancer), offers survivors, as well as their families and friends, practical information on coping with issues that arise after treatment ends. A pre-recorded podcast will be broadcasted at MD Anderson in Sugar Land, 1327 Lake Pointe Parkway, in the first floor conference room. A live Q&A session will follow. Lunch will be provided to the first five RSVPs. To reserve your spot, call 281-566-1802.

Wednesday, June 4
7-10 p.m.  Anderson Network’s Day Away to Houston Astros game

Enjoy a Houston Astros game with fellow survivors. For more information and to RSVP, call 1-800-345-6324 (limited number of tickets available).

Thursday, June 5
6-9 p.m.  The Art of Survivorship – Houston Playback Theater

Meet other survivors and share your story with the improvisational actors of Houston Playback Theater at this free event. It takes place at MD Anderson’s South Campus Research Building, 7435 Fannin St. For more information and to RSVP, email or call 1-800-345-6324.

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