NEWS | May 30, 2014

Media Advisory: National Cancer Survivor's Day celebration

Each year, cancer survivors around the country celebrate survivorship. The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center will celebrate this year with a picnic, entertainment, and many other activities.

Survivors will enjoy a barbecue, a performance by jazz guitarist and colon cancer survivor, Sean Mee, a survivor art exhibit, talks by experts in pain management and nutrition, oncology massage and Reiki demonstrations.

Dozens of cancer survivors from throughout the region will be on hand for interviews about their survivorship. Cancer Center leaders, staff and advocates from many organizations also will be at the event to talk about gains in the fight against cancer.

Saturday, May 31, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2279 45th St., Sacramento

Dorsey Griffith