Cancer Awareness Calendar

Remember yesterday, Celebrate today and Hope for tomorrow ... a Cure

 

Heidi is directly involved or
associated with many of these events yearly.
And, as a cancer awareness advocate,
 Heidi encourages any "cancer event" participation!
As such, she has chosen to include
many cancer awareness opportunities, here.


Please note: items followed by an asterisk*
are sponsored/coordinated by the American Cancer Society.

 
January 

Coaches vs. Cancer® Suits and Sneakers awareness weekend

Coaches vs. Cancer® Suits and Sneakers Challenge

Healthy Weight Week

National Cervical Cancer Screening Month


February

World Cancer Day

National Cancer Prevention Month


March

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Kick Butts Day

National Nutrition Month

International Women's Day


April

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

National Volunteer Week

World Health Day

National Minority Health Month

National Cancer Control Month

National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

American Cancer Society* - Relay For Life - Travelers Rest, SC

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month


May

Melanoma Monday

Cancer For College Scholarship awards announced

Don't Fry Day

National Women's Check-up Day

National Women's Health Week

American Cancer Society* - Relay For Life - Greer, SC & Hendersonville,  NC

Healing Journeys 

World No Tobacco Day

Skin Cancer Detection and Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Cancer Research Month

Brain Tumor Awareness Month


June

National Cancer Survivors Day

Coaches vs. Cancer Golf Invitational

National Men's Health Week

Men's Health/Cancer Awareness Month


July

UV Safety Month

 

August

Summer Sun Safety Month

WellPoint and American Cancer Society National Cancer Screening Day-Breast, Colorectal,
and Cervical

The Reconstruction Netword - check for webinars


September

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day (typically the last week in September - TBA)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Ovarian Cancer Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Susan G Komen - Race for the Cure - Greenville, SC

Colors of Cancer Run - Cancer Survivors Park, Greenville, SC


October

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

American Cancer Society* Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® events

National Mammography Day

Pink Sunday

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer - Charlotte, NC or Atlanta, GA


November

Great American Smokeout

Coaches vs. Cancer Classic (TBA)

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

National Family Caregiver Month


December

UICC World Cancer Congress, Melbourne Australia

Purchase a cancer awareness christmas tree ornament


 

 


Contact

Heidi Walker Sermersheim

Travelers Rest, S.C. 29690

(828) 275-3531


Additional Resources

American Cancer Society

Camp Bluebird
(websearch your states chapter)

Healing Journeys

Kimmie Cares

Susan G. Komen


Inspiration

"Always know in your heart
- it is what you believe
not what you "know"
that will pull us through" 

Penned in 2005, 
by my sister, my friend 
and my inspiration 
Gail Metzger  (R.I.P.)