Monday, September 10, 2007

Cancer months

As Rob as pointed out, stateside September is National Childhood Cancer Month. It is also Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month. In fact nearly every month is a cancer month. Here’s the schedule!

January 2007

  • National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
  • Great American Health Check (Jan. 19)
  • Healthy Weight Week (Jan. 21-27)

February 2007


March 2007

  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Nutrition Awareness Month

April 2007

  • National Cancer Control Month
  • National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 15-21)
  • National Volunteer Week (April 15-21)

May 2007

  • Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • Melanoma Monday (May 7 – American Academy of Dermatology)
  • American Cancer Society Relay For Life® Signature Weekend (May 19-20)
  • Women's Health/Cancer Awareness (Mother's Day - May 13)
  • National Woman's Health Week (May 13-19)
  • World No Tobacco Day -- (May 31)
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

June 2007

  • National Cancer Survivors Day (June 3)
  • Men's Health/Cancer Awareness (Father's Day - June 17)
  • National Men's Health Week (June 11-17)

July 2007

  • UV Safety Month

August 2007

  • Great American Eat Right Challenge (Aug. 16)

September 2007

  • National Ovarian Cancer Month
  • Childhood Cancer Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week (Sept. 16-22)
  • National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • Take a Loved One for a Check-up Day (Sept. 18)

October 2007

  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Mammography Day (October 19)

November 2007

  • Great American Smokeout (Nov. 15)
  • Coaches vs. Cancer Classic® Weekend (Nov. 15-16)
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month

December 2007

Suggestions please for February and December!

1 comment:

Rob said...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe February is International Cancer of Unknown Origin Month and December is Mildly Disfiguring But Ultimately Harmless Cancer Month. So look for the relevant (and moving) Youtube videos when those months come along.