Cancer Months

January
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
National Non-Smoking Week – January 17-23 in 2021

February
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month
World Cancer Day – February 4
International Childhood Cancer Day – February 15
Rare Disease Day – February 28

March
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Liver Health Month
Multiple Myeloma Cancer Awareness Month
Deep Vein Thrombosis Month
National Nutrition Month
World Lymphedema Day – March 6

April
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month
Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month
Oncology Nurses Day – April 4
World Health Day – April 7
National Volunteer Week – April 24-30

May
Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
Brain Tumour Awareness Month
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month
World Ovarian Cancer Day – May 8
World Melanoma Day – May 14
International Thyroid Awareness Week – May 25-31
World No Tobacco Day – May 31

June
National Cancer Survivor Day – first Sunday in June
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
International World Brain Tumour Awareness Day – June 8
National Cancer Wellness Awareness Day – June 26
World Hepatitis Day – June 28

July
Sarcoma/Bone Cancer Awareness Month
International Self-Care Day – July 24
World Hepatitis Day – July 28

August
World Lung Cancer Day – August 1

September
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month
Leukemia Awareness Month
Lymphoma Cancer Awareness Month
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
Terry Fox Run – September 28

October
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Liver Cancer Awareness Month
Canadian Patient Safety Week – October 28 – November 1
HPV Prevention Week – October 1 – 7
World Thrombosis Day – October 13
National Metastatic Breast Cancer Day – October 13
Brain Cancer Awareness Day – October 24
International Brain Tumour Awareness Week – October 26 – November 2

November
Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Movember Canada – Prostate Cancer Awareness
Radon Cancer Awareness Day – November 30