Celebrate Survivorship. Inspire Strength.

June is National Cancer Survivor Month - a month dedicated to celebrating the survivorship of every person who has heard the dreaded phrase, "you have cancer." A person is a cancer survivor from the moment they receive their first diagnosis, throughout the rest of his or her life. 

We want all of our survivors to celebrate the achievements, big or small, along their cancer journey!

Join The Celebration.

Here is how you can celebrate and support survivors:

  • Post on social media using the hashtag #BeyondCancer.
  • Update your Facebook profile picture with the #BeyondCancer profile picture frame
  • Download and send the #BeyondCancer e-card to survivors, fighters, family and friends.

What is #BeyondCancer? Beyond Cancer is a way for survivors to emphasize their life beyond diagnosis and treatment. A life beyond cancer is possible - let's celebrate what that means for you and inspire others who may need it!

Download #BeyondCancer Facebook cover image

Download #BeyondCancer e-card

This month, consider honoring a cancer survivor in your life with the purchase of a commemorative brick. Your personal message will make a permanent imprint on the Sentara Brock Cancer Center and the future care of patients in our community.

Order a Brick Today

Share Your Survivor Story.

Survivors, we want to hear your story. Share with us on social media using the hashtag #BeyondCancer.

Hear From Survivors and Experts.

Tune in to the Sentara Facebook page to hear live from survivors and experts.

  • June 2, 2021 at 12PM | A Survivor's Story: How to Live Beyond Cancer with Frank McKenna, Lung Cancer Survivor and Wellness Beyond Cancer Co-Developer
  • June 9, 2021 at 12PM | You're Not Alone: Navigating Your Cancer Journey with Clayres Johnson BSN, RN, CBCN Oncology Nurse Navigator and Survivor
  • June 16, 2021 at 12PM | Celebrating Survivors by Supporting Cancer Research with Thomas Alberico, MD, Virginia Oncology Associates
  • June 23, 2021 at 12PM | How to Take Control of Your Health and Prevent Cancer with Raffaele J. Marchigiani, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Sentara Surgical Specialists Leigh
  • June 30, 2021 at 12PM | Why Advancement in Technology is Important for Cancer Survivors with Wylie Zhu, MD, Neurosurgeon, Sentara Neurosurgery Specialists

Living Beyond Cancer

What do you want to accomplish #BeyondCancer? Download the #BeyondCancer list to start planning out your goals, and share your #BeyondCancer story on social media using our hashtag.

Download #BeyondCancer list

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