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Friday, March 23, 2012

List of cancer awareness days, weeks and months

U.S. National Health Observances - January:
Cervical Health Awareness Month - National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), 6520 Platt Avenue, #693, West Hills, CA 91307-3218, (818) 992-4242 - info@nccc-online.org - www.nccc-online.org/awareness.html - Materials available, Contact: Rachel Biety.

February 4 - World Cancer Day
February 4 - World Cancer Day; International - International Union Against Cancer
February 15 - International Childhood Cancer Day - Interational - Childhood Cancer Foundation

Awareness Dates for March
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada

U.S. National Health Observances - March:
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Prevent Cancer Foundation 1600 Duke Street, Suite 500 Alexandria, VA 22314 (800) 227-2732 (703) 886-4413 Fax suzette.smith@preventcancer.org www.preventcancer.org/colorectal - Materials available Contact: Suzette Smith

Awareness Dates for April
Daffodil Month; National; Canadian Cancer Society

May 7 - Bladder Cancer Awareness Day

U.S. National Health Observances - May:
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month - American Academy of Dermatology 930 East Woodfield Road Schaumburg, IL 60173 (888) 462-DERM (462-3376) (847) 330-0230 (847) 330-8907 Fax mediarelations@aad.org www.melanomamonday.org - Materials available Contact: Kara McFarland


5 - National Cancer Survivors Day - National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation P.O. Box 682285 Franklin, TN 37068 (615) 794-3006 (615) 794-0179 Fax info@ncsd.org www.ncsd.org - Materials available.


Awareness Dates for September
National Children Cancer Awareness Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

U.S. National Health Observances - September:
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435 Dallas, TX 75219 (888) OVARIAN (682-7426) (214) 273-4200 nocc@ovarian.org www.ovarian.org - Materials available.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer 10 G Street NE, Suite 601 Washington, DC 20002 (888) 245-9455 (202) 463-9455 (571) 257-8559 linwood@zerocancer.org www.zerocancer.org - Materials available Contact: Linwood Norman

Awareness Dates for October
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 13 - Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

U.S. National Health Observances - October:
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Board of Sponsors C1C-315 1800 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19850-5437 nbcamquestions@yahoo.com www.nbcam.org - Materials available.


Awareness Dates for November
National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

U.S. National Health Observances - November:
Lung Cancer Awareness Month - Lung Cancer Alliance 888 16th Street NW, Suite 150 Washington, DC 20006 (202) 463-2080 (202) 463-7497 Fax info@lungcanceralliance.org www.lungcanceralliance.org - Materials available Contact: Kay Cofrancesco

National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month - No Stomach For Cancer, Inc. 9202 Waterside Drive, #203 Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 335-0241 info@nostomachforcancer.org www.nostomachforcancer.org - Materials available Contact: Karen Chelcun-Schreiber

17 - Great American Smokeout - American Cancer Society 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303 (800) ACS-2345 (227-2345) acsf2f.com/gaso/ - Materials available Contact: National Office

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