The University of Texas MD Anderson, one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention, will host a "Cancer Prevention Day" at The Health Museum on Thursday, July 28 from2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
A crowd of more than 260 people packed a room at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Texas Medical Center yesterday (Wednesday, June 29) in support of the inaugural national Cancer Moonshot Summit convened at the request of Vice President Joe Biden.
Inaugural Survivorship Night to take place June 2
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will shine a light on cancer survivors during the Survivorship Night event in The Woodlands, a free, family-friendly concert on Thursday, June 2 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Market Square. This new community event is part of MD Anderson’s annual Survivorship Week, a week of activities to honor those who are living with, through and beyond cancer.
MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Bay Area will host free skin cancer screenings from
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at its Nassau Bay location, 18100 St. John Dr.
The screening will be held on the building’s third floor, where the MD Anderson medical oncology clinic is located. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and parking adjacent to the building is free.
In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has joined with the 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement calling for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer. These institutions collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nation’s health care providers, parents and young adults to take advantage of this rare opportunity to prevent many types of cancer.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Katy will shine a light on breast cancer survivors during a free, family-friendly tribute concert on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 7-9 p.m. in LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. During the live music event, MD Anderson will light Heritage Square bright pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in honor of local survivors. Guests will enjoy the musical stylings of Yelba, a high-energy variety band. As in years past, all members of the community are welcome to come enjoy the music, lights and activity.
In recognition of National Cancer Survivor Month, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center hosted its first Survivorship Night event in Sugar Land Town Square, with lights, music and messages of inspiration to celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and caregivers.
An evening of family entertainment celebrates survivors
Continuing the focus of June as National Cancer Survivors Month, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is hosting its first Survivorship Night with a free concert and other festivities.
An evening for the community to come together to celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and caregivers, regardless of where they received treatment, the event will take place on Friday, June 26 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Drive.
First annual Survivorship Night to take place June 26
Sugar Land, TX (June 5, 2015) – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Sugar Land will shine a light on cancer survivors during Survivorship Night, a free, family-friendly concert on Friday, June 26 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Sugar Land Town Square. During the live music event, MD Anderson will light the central lawn red in recognition of local survivors. The evening’s music – performed by Johnny and the Spinsations – and lights are open to everyone in the community.