Texas Oncology Foundation hosts and is the beneficiary of many community events around the state each year. Whether it is a run, golf or fishing tournament, or educational program, the Foundation strives to reach those affected by cancer where they live, work and receive treatment. Additionally, funds raised in a community stay in that community.
The second annual Survive and Thrive Symposium was held on Saturday, October 7 in Arlington, Texas. Following a laughter yoga session, Pat Smith delivered an emotional keynote address about how cancer has touched her life. The day continued with panel sessions and breakouts on a variety of topics within healthy survivorship.
The Survive and Thrive Symposium was held on Saturday, April 8 in Longview, Texas. After the keynote address by Longview resident and cancer survivor Carolyn Northcutt, attendees were able to listen to and interact with experts in medicine and cancer survivorship.
The third annual Texas Oncology Foundation Golf Classic was held on May 15, 2017 at Trophy Club Country Club. A record number of golfers and celebrities played in the scramble tournament. Generous sponsors included Texas Oncology PA, Bank of Texas, USI Southwest, Inc. dba Healthcare Liability Solutions, SirTex Medical, Genomic Health, NTC Texas, MedFusion, Clinique Dallas and Alison Laidley, M.D.
The inaugural Survive and Thrive Symposium was held in the Dallas/Fort Worth area on October 22, 2016. During this informative and engaging event, experts spoke about healthy survivorship including late and long-term side effects of cancer, intimacy after a cancer diagnosis, exercise and nutrition and art therapy. Through roundtable discussions, registrants had an opportunity to dialogue directly with medical experts.