Cancer Awareness Month Calendar

Diagnosis & Treatment

April 20, 2018

There are many different cancer awareness months throughout the year as listed below along with their corresponding ribbon colors. Click the link to learn more about a particular cancer and/or the screening tests that go with it.

 
JANUARY

National Cervical Health Awareness Month (Teal/White)

FEBRUARY

World Cancer Day – Every February 4

Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month (Kelly Green)

MARCH

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (Dark Blue)

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month (Burgundy)

National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month (Orange)

APRIL

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

National Minority Health Month

National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (Burgundy/Ivory)

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month (Orchid)

National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month (Periwinkle)

MAY

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month (Marigold/Blue/Purple)

Brain Cancer Awareness Month (Gray)

Cancer Research Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month (Black)

JUNE

National Cancer Survivors Day (June 3)

National Men’s Health Month

JULY

UV Safety Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month (Yellow)

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (Gold)

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (Peach)

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Awareness Month (Violet)

Leukemia Awareness Month (Orange)

Lymphoma Awareness Month (Lime Green)

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Teal)

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (Light Blue)

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month (Teal/Pink/Blue)

OCTOBER

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Pink)

National Liver Cancer Awareness Month (Emerald Green)

NOVEMBER

Great American Smokeout (Always Thursday in November)

Lung Cancer Awareness Month (White)

Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month (Zebra Stripe)

National Family Caregiver Month (Plum)

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (Purple)

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month (Periwinkle)

DECEMBER