Celebrations Nationwide Recognize Cancer Survivorship in June


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Mary McCabe, RN, MS, Director, Survivorship Program, at MSKCC, and actor and activist Rob Lowe.

Among the celebrations held nationwide recognizing survivorship day in June, there was a special program held on June 10, 2013, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Mary McCabe, RN, MS, Director, Survivorship Program, at MSKCC, moderated the program. The evening celebration included several talks along with a keynote address by actor and activist Rob Lowe. Mr. Lowesharedhis perspective on the importance of screening and discussed the impact of cancer on his own mother and grandmother. Following the talks, informative sessions were held on dermatology, exercise, integrative medicine, nutrition, research highlights, and young adult networking, for all in attendance, including patients, survivors, caregivers, and family members. ■

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