Definition of survivorship
1 : the legal right of the survivor of persons having joint interests in property to take the interest of the person who has died
2 : the state of being a survivor : survival
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Cancer Survivorship Sunday In celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day, Methodist Hospitals will host a Cancer Survivorship event from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Southlake Campus, Pavilion B lobby, 200 E. 89th Ave.
However, alternative programs at the Plantation center focus less on the medical and emotional issues in coping with cancer and more on forming friendships throughout survivorship.
Attention to survivorship is important to improve quality of life.
Your stories of survivorship will help others survive.
Snakeheads reproduce twice a year and both parents closely guard their offspring, which is unusual for our fish fauna, and that has led to high levels of survivorship.
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Medical Definition of survivorship
Legal Definition of survivorship
1 : the right of one or more joint tenants who have survived another to take the interest of the person who has died
2 : the state of being a survivor
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