NCCS Events

September 26, 2013-Media and the Cancer Experience

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship to Convene Expert Panel on How Media Is Changing Public Perceptions of Cancer on Thursday, September 26th at the Newseum in Washington, DC.(Download Media Advisory PDF)

NCCS was pleased to be joined by other patient advocates and champions of quality cancer care for the 2013 Rays of Hope Gala: Media and the Cancer Experience. The event took place on September 26 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. A special thanks to all of our guests.

Town Hall Meeting2013 Town Hall Event

On Thursday, March 14, NCCS hosted a Town Hall in Charlotte, North Carolina, for discussion about strategies to improve the quality of care for cancer survivors.  Local health care leaders and cancer survivors joined NCCS for a stimulating discussion of the experiences of cancer survivors and public policy solutions to improve the cancer care and survivorship experience.


Event panelists (from left to right) Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Dr. Thomas Smith, Dr. Harold Freeman, Stuart Butler, Ph.D, Amanda Bennett, Amy Berman, and Dr. Clifford A. Hudis with moderator Susan Dentzer and NCCS founder Fitzhugh Mullen.

2012 Rays of Hope®: Cancer Care in America – An Evening with Friends

Moderator Susan Dentzer lead the panelists in a lively discussion about the issues confronting cancer survivors who are pursuing quality cancer care; fundamental changes in the U.S. health care system through the implementation of the Affordable Care Act; and the gaps in cancer care quality and delivery.


2012 Kaleidoscope On Ice Event


Kaleidoscope is an initiative that was created to salute cancer survivors and to give thanks to those that have helped survivors through their cancer journey.  Kaleidoscope provides cancer survivors with inspiration, information, and resources to help them thrive and feel empowered. The center piece of the Kaleidoscope campaign is a nationally televised special that brings together a star-studded cast of award-winning musicians and champion athletes in an artistic salute to cancer survivors nationwide.