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2020 Cancer Awareness Days & Other Important Dates

December 20th, 2019 |
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by TeamIHadCancer | Survivor: Breast Cancer    Connect


It can be difficult to keep track of all the cancer Awareness dates in a year, so we have compiled a complete list of awareness events in the US in 2020 for you. Scroll to the bottom of our list to download our 2020 calendar that includes all of these holidays! 

 Date(s)Color
JANUARY  
Cervical Cancer AwarenessMonthTeal/White
   
FEBRUARY  
National Cancer PreventionMonth 
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer AwarenessMonthKelly Green
World Cancer DayFeb. 4 
National Donor DayFeb. 14 
Rare Disease DayFeb. 29 
   
MARCH  
Colorectal Cancer AwarenessMonth Dark Blue
Multiple Myeloma AwarenessMonth Burgundy
National Kidney Cancer AwarenessMonth Orange
Triple Negative Breast Cancer DayMar. 3 
Lymphedema Awareness DayMar. 6 
Anal Cancer Awareness DayMar. 21 
   
APRIL  
Testicular Cancer AwarenessMonthOrchid
Esophageal Cancer AwarenessMonthPeriwinkle
Head and Neck Cancer AwarenessMonthBurgundy/Ivory
National Minority Health AwarenessMonth 
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness WeekApr. 13-19 
National Infertility Awareness WeekApr. 19-25

 

   
MAY  
Brain Cancer AwarenessMonthGrey
Melanoma and Skin Cancer AwarenessMonthBlack
Bladder Cancer AwarenessMonthMarigold/Blue/Purple
Oncology NursingMonth 
Mental HealthMonth 
National Nurses DayMay 6 
Nurses' WeekMay 6-12 
World Ovarian Cancer DayMay 8 
Women's Health WeekMay 10-16 
   
JUNE  
Men's HealthMonth 
National Cancer Survivor's DayJun. 2 
Men's Health WeekJun. 10-16 
PTSD Awareness DayJun. 27 
   
JULY  
Sarcoma AwarenessMonth 
GIST Awareness DayJul. 13 
   
SEPTEMBER  
Blood Cancer AwarenessMonth 
Childhood Cancer AwarenessMonthGold
Gynecologic Cancer AwarenessMonthPeach
Hodgkin's Lymphoma AwarenessMonthViolet
Leukemia AwarenessMonthOrange
Lymphoma AwarenessMonthLime Green
Ovarian Cancer AwarenessMonthTeal
Thyroid Cancer AwarenessMonthTeal/Pink/Blue
Prostate Cancer AwarenessMonthLight Blue
National Women’s Health and Fitness DaySep. 30 
National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer    Sep. 24 - Oct.1 
   
OCTOBER  
Breast Cancer AwarenessMonthPink
Liver Cancer AwarenessMonthEmerald Green
World Hospice & Palliative Care DayOct. 10 
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness DayOct. 13 
National Mammography DayOct. 17 
   
NOVEMBER  
Lung Cancer AwarenessMonthWhite
Carcinoid Cancer AwarenessMonthZebra Stripe
National Family CaregiversMonthPlum
Pancreatic Cancer AwarenessMonthPurple
Stomach Cancer AwarenessMonthPeriwinkle

 

Get a free downloadable 2020 cancer awareness calendar containing monthly visuals of the dates listed above.



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