Annual Cancer Awareness and Prevention Calendar

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This page was originally published January 2, 2018 and updated September 24, 2022.

Cancer Awareness

Cancer awareness and prevention programs are key to not only spreading the word about specific cancers, but to also get critical funding that provides education, early screening programs, and the research dollars to one day cure the disease. Please help us get the word out by sharing this list on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn!

Here is the list of Cancer Awareness and Prevention months by cancer type:

January

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

February

National Cancer Prevention Month

World Cancer Day

Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month

March

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

April

National Cancer Control Month

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

National Minority Cancer Awareness Month

Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

World Health Day

May

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Brain Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Research Month

Melanoma Monday

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

June

National Cancer Survivors Day

July

Sarcoma Awareness Month

August

World Lung Cancer Day

September

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

October

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Liver Cancer Awareness Month

November

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Awareness Day

December

We know of no prevention or awareness programs for December. If you would like to let us know of one, please contact us here.

Please help us spread the word about these important programs that are working hard to end cancer. Use the buttons at the top and sides of the post to share on your networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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2 Comments

  1. I personally want to help fundraise for Lung cancer awareness month, it is a cause very close to my heart. Can you please share fundraising ideas in one of your posts! That would be so great!

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