2022 Cancer Awareness Days & Other Important Dates

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 2022 for you. Scroll to the bottom of our list to download our 2022 calendar that includes all of these dates! 

Cervical Cancer AwarenessMonthTeal/White
National Cancer PreventionMonth 
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer AwarenessMonthKelly Green
World Cancer DayFeb. 4 
National Donor DayFeb. 14 
Rare Disease DayFeb. 28 
Colorectal Cancer AwarenessMonth Dark Blue
Myeloma Action Month #MyelomaACTIONMonthMonth Burgundy
National Kidney Cancer AwarenessMonth Orange
Triple Negative Breast Cancer DayMar. 3 
Lymphedema Awareness DayMar. 6 
Anal Cancer Awareness DayMar. 21 
Testicular Cancer AwarenessMonthOrchid
Esophageal Cancer AwarenessMonthPeriwinkle
Head and Neck Cancer AwarenessMonthBurgundy/Ivory
National Minority Health AwarenessMonth 
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness WeekApr. 3 -9 
National Infertility Awareness WeekApr. 24-30 
Bladder Cancer AwarenessMonthMarigold/Blue/Purple
Brain Cancer AwarenessMonthGrey
Melanoma and Skin Cancer AwarenessMonthBlack
Oncology NursingMonth 
Mental HealthMonth 
National Nurses DayMay 6 
Nurses' WeekMay 6-12 
World Ovarian Cancer DayMay 8 
Women's Health WeekMay 8-14 
National Cancer SurvivorMonth 
Men's HealthMonth 
National Cancer Survivor's DayJun. 5 
Men's Health WeekJun. 13-19 
PTSD Awareness DayJun. 27 
Sarcoma AwarenessMonth 
GIST Awareness DayJuly 13 
Blood Cancer AwarenessMonth 
Childhood Cancer AwarenessMonthGold
Gynecologic Cancer AwarenessMonthPeach
Hodgkin's Lymphoma AwarenessMonthViolet
Leukemia AwarenessMonthOrange
Lymphoma AwarenessMonthLime Green
Ovarian Cancer AwarenessMonthTeal
Prostate Cancer AwarenessMonthLight Blue
Thyroid Cancer AwarenessMonthTeal/Pink/Blue
National Women’s Health and Fitness DaySep. 28 
National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer    Sep. 25 - Oct.1 
Breast Cancer AwarenessMonthPink
Liver Cancer AwarenessMonthEmerald Green
World Hospice & Palliative Care DayOct. 8 
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness DayOct. 13 
National Mammography DayOct. 21 
Carcinoid Cancer AwarenessMonthZebra Stripe
Lung Cancer AwarenessMonthWhite
National Family CaregiversMonthPlum
Pancreatic Cancer AwarenessMonthPurple
Stomach Cancer AwarenessMonthPeriwinkle


Get a free downloadable 2022 cancer awareness calendar containing monthly visuals of the dates listed above.

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