May 31, 2011

Celebrate Survivors’ Day June 18

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will host a celebration for cancer survivors on June 18, featuring a talk by Lance Armstrong’s mother, Linda Armstrong Kelly.

Join us June 18 for this year’s Cancer Survivorship Conference and Celebration

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center cordially invites you and your guests to this year’s Survivors’ Day Conference, “Cancer GPS: Navigating Your Journey” on Saturday, June 18, 2011.

The event will be held at Vanderbilt University’s Student Life Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Linda Armstrong Kelly, the mother of Lance Armstrong, will be the keynote speaker. During the lunch break, Kelly will be available to sign copies of her book, No Mountain High Enough.

Two breakout sessions will be held during the day. The first focuses on cancer education with topics specific to survivors of different ages. The second concentrates on establishing a life of wellness.

The day ends with a special performance from Beth Nielsen Chapman, singer, songwriter and survivor.

The conference is sponsored by the Tennessee Cancer Coalition, Gilda’s Club Nashville and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

The Cancer Survivorship Conference and Celebration is a free event for everyone whose life has been affected by cancer, including adult and childhood cancer survivors, family members, friends and medical professionals.

Call 615-936-0322 or visit or visit the Cancer Survivorship Conference website to reserve a seat.