Celebrate the 25th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day, June 3

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The first Sunday in June each year for the past twenty-four years has been recognized as National Cancer Survivors Day, a celebration of cancer survivorship observed in communities and countries all over the world. The event is spear-headed by the non-profit National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation.

The Foundation offers a variety of support strategies to help the many hundreds of cancer-related organizations hosting National Cancer Survivors Day events. As their home page says,

"Participants [in National Cancer Survivors Day] unite in a symbolic event to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be meaningful and productive."

They define a cancer survivor as "anyone living with a history of cancer – from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life." National Cancer Survivors Day allows others to see that their community features an active, productive cancer survivor population.

Find an event near you

To find an event near you, reach out to your local cancer treatment center, the American Cancer Society (Cancer.org) , or by hooking up with the Foundation …

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