2012 Cancer Survivorship Celebrations

Pictured: Robert E. Wittes Manhattan Survivorship Celebration Physician-in-Chief Robert E. Wittes welcomes patients and their families to the Manhattan survivorship celebration – the largest Manhattan event to date, with 450 people in attendance.
Pictured: Laura Liberman Manhattan Survivorship Celebration Speaker Laura Liberman, a cancer survivor and breast radiologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering, encourages survivors to put joy into every day.
Pictured: Harrie Bakst and Duane Bailey-Castro Manhattan Survivorship Celebration Speaker Harrie Bakst (left) greets Duane Bailey-Castro after having shared his experience of being diagnosed with cancer as a young adult. Duane shared his cancer survivorship story at the 2010 celebration.
Pictured: Donna Wilson Manhattan Survivorship Celebration Personal trainer Donna Wilson energizes the audience with tips on how to improve fitness after cancer treatment.
Pictured: Wendy Minor Manhattan Survivorship Celebration Massage therapist Wendy Minor describes how touch therapy can soothe pain and discomfort.
Pictured: Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge Basking Ridge Survivorship Celebration The first cancer survivors and their guests, caregivers, and medical staff arrive at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge’s annual celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day in Bridgewater, NJ.
Pictured: Elizabeth Peck and Deena M. Atieh Graham Basking Ridge Survivorship Celebration Twenty-eight-year-old breast cancer survivor Elizabeth “Lizzy” Peck embraces oncologist Deena M. Atieh Graham (right).
Pictured: Helen L. Sidebotham and Janet Mack Basking Ridge Survivorship Celebration Cancer survivor Janet Mack (right) catches up with her physician, Helen L. Sidebotham, a radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge.
Pictured: Audience Members Basking Ridge Survivorship Celebration Nearly 500 local-area cancer survivors and their guests, caregivers, and medical staff from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Basking Ridge gathered in observance of National Cancer Survivors Day.
Pictured: Linda Peck Basking Ridge Survivorship Celebration Summit resident Linda Peck (left) shares her daughter Lizzy’s story with nearly 500 local-area cancer survivors and their guests, caregivers, and medical staff.
Pictured: Borys R. Mychalczak and Kate Conn Sleepy Hollow Survivorship Celebration Kate Conn, survivor of stage III breast cancer (right), gets a hug from her radiation oncologist, Borys R. Mychalczak, after sharing her story with nearly 300 Westchester-area cancer survivors and their guests.
Pictured: Victoria Johnson and Philip C. Caron Sleepy Hollow Survivorship Celebration Breast cancer survivor Victoria Johnson (left) catches up with Sleepy Hollow oncologist Philip C. Caron at Memorial Sloan Kettering Sleepy Hollow’s annual celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day.
Pictured: Carolyn Wasserheit and Amy Albalah Sleepy Hollow Survivorship Celebration Breast cancer survivor Amy Albalah (second from right) poses with her family and her oncologist, Carolyn Wasserheit (center), at Memorial Sloan Kettering Sleepy Hollow’s annual celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day.
Pictured: Daphna Y. Gelblum and Joseph Minogue Long Island Survivorship Celebration Head and neck cancer survivor Joseph Minogue (right), a former New York firefighter and 9/11 first responder, poses with his oncologist, Daphna Y. Gelblum, at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Long Island celebration, attended by nearly 1,000 cancer survivors and guests.
Pictured: Craig B. Thompson Long Island Survivorship Celebration Craig B. Thompson, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s President and CEO, delivers the keynote address at the Long Island celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day.