Event lauds survivors

National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed at Scripps Cancer Center in La Jolla from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13 at Scripps Green Hospital’s Valerie Timken Amphitheater, 10666 N. Torrey Pines Road.

The 19th annual program. “A Celebration of Life” will feature presentations by medical specialists followed by a reception in the lobby of Scripps Clinic.

At the event, oncologist Darren Sigal, MD., will discuss “Innovative Treatment Approaches,” dietitian Cathy Garvey RD will talk about “Eating Right During and After Cancer Treatment,” and cancer survivor/recording artist Sue Palmer will present a “Boogie Woogie Healing Session.” Oncology social worker Tom Friedman, LCSW, will emcee the program.

Tickets are free, but guests must register by June 7 at (858) 554-8533.