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Friday, March 23, 2012

List of cancer awareness days, weeks and months

U.S. National Health Observances - January:
Cervical Health Awareness Month - National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), 6520 Platt Avenue, #693, West Hills, CA 91307-3218, (818) 992-4242 - info@nccc-online.org - www.nccc-online.org/awareness.html - Materials available, Contact: Rachel Biety.

February 4 - World Cancer Day
February 4 - World Cancer Day; International - International Union Against Cancer
February 15 - International Childhood Cancer Day - Interational - Childhood Cancer Foundation

Awareness Dates for March
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada

U.S. National Health Observances - March:
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Prevent Cancer Foundation 1600 Duke Street, Suite 500 Alexandria, VA 22314 (800) 227-2732 (703) 886-4413 Fax suzette.smith@preventcancer.org www.preventcancer.org/colorectal - Materials available Contact: Suzette Smith

Awareness Dates for April
Daffodil Month; National; Canadian Cancer Society

May 7 - Bladder Cancer Awareness Day

U.S. National Health Observances - May:
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month - American Academy of Dermatology 930 East Woodfield Road Schaumburg, IL 60173 (888) 462-DERM (462-3376) (847) 330-0230 (847) 330-8907 Fax mediarelations@aad.org www.melanomamonday.org - Materials available Contact: Kara McFarland


5 - National Cancer Survivors Day - National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation P.O. Box 682285 Franklin, TN 37068 (615) 794-3006 (615) 794-0179 Fax info@ncsd.org www.ncsd.org - Materials available.


Awareness Dates for September
National Children Cancer Awareness Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

U.S. National Health Observances - September:
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435 Dallas, TX 75219 (888) OVARIAN (682-7426) (214) 273-4200 nocc@ovarian.org www.ovarian.org - Materials available.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer 10 G Street NE, Suite 601 Washington, DC 20002 (888) 245-9455 (202) 463-9455 (571) 257-8559 linwood@zerocancer.org www.zerocancer.org - Materials available Contact: Linwood Norman

Awareness Dates for October
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 13 - Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

U.S. National Health Observances - October:
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Board of Sponsors C1C-315 1800 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19850-5437 nbcamquestions@yahoo.com www.nbcam.org - Materials available.


Awareness Dates for November
National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

U.S. National Health Observances - November:
Lung Cancer Awareness Month - Lung Cancer Alliance 888 16th Street NW, Suite 150 Washington, DC 20006 (202) 463-2080 (202) 463-7497 Fax info@lungcanceralliance.org www.lungcanceralliance.org - Materials available Contact: Kay Cofrancesco

National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month - No Stomach For Cancer, Inc. 9202 Waterside Drive, #203 Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 335-0241 info@nostomachforcancer.org www.nostomachforcancer.org - Materials available Contact: Karen Chelcun-Schreiber

17 - Great American Smokeout - American Cancer Society 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303 (800) ACS-2345 (227-2345) acsf2f.com/gaso/ - Materials available Contact: National Office

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Cancer colors and meanings

What Are the Meanings of the Awareness Ribbon Color?

Cancer awareness ribbon colors
The Orange ribbon is the symbol for kidney cancer awareness. The orange ribbon is also a symbol of leukemia.ADHD and self injury awareness

A Gold ribbon signifies chilcftood cancer awareness and includes cancers such as the types of leukemia.

The Purple ribbon is awareness for Pancreatic cancer, Sarcoidosis, cystic fibrosis. Fibromyalgia, LUPUS, and alzheimers disease.

The Pink and Blue colored awareness ribbon Is associated with inflammatory breast cancer.

The Periwinkle ribbon color signifies stomach cancer awareness, pulmonary, hypertension, and eating disorders.

Violet ribbon is the sign for Hodgkin's Disease or Lymphoma a malignancy startingin ,he lymphatic tissues.

A The Pink ribbon denotes breast cancer awareness. A cancer formed in the tissues of the breast.

The Jade Ribbon awareness is for hepatitis B and liver cancer In Asia and Pacific communities.

The Blue awareness ribbon is a symbol for prostate cancer as well as Hydranencephaly and child abuse awareness.


The Silver awareness ribbon denotes ovarian cancer (Australia) which can take four different forms.

The Gray awareness ribbon is for brain cancer, asthma, and diabetes awareness.

The Teal Ribbon awareness stands for agoraphobia, anxiety disorders and ovarian cancer.

The Red Ribbon awareness ribbon was created by the New York Visual AIDS Artists Caucus in 1991

The Green Awareness ribbon is the symbol for organ transplantation and Lyme Disease

The Puzzle Awareness ribbon is for awareness of Autism, a development disorder with impaired social communication.


The White awareness ribbon stands for Multiple Hereditary Exostoses a rare condition when exostoses develop on bones.

The Blue Purple ribbon denotes childhood or pediatric stroke and rheumatoid arthritis awareness.

The Cloud Colored Ribbon denotes awareness for the childhood condition Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

The Pearl awareness ribbon is the color designated for lung cancer awareness.

The Yellow awareness ribbon denotes suicide awareness and Endometriosis Awareness.

Your missing alot of ribbons for cancer:all cancers=lavender, appendix cancer=amber, bladder cancer-marigold/blue/purple, brain cancer-grey, cervical cancer= teal/white, childhood cancer=gold, colon cancer=dk blue, esophageal cancer-periwinkle, gallbladder/bile duct cancer=kelley green, head/neck cancer=burgundy/ivory, kidney cancer=orange, leiomyoscarcoma=purple, leukimia=orange, liver cancer=emerald green, lymphoma=lime, melanoma=black, multi myeloma-burgundy, ovarian cancer=teal, prostate cancer= lt blue, pancreatic cancer=purple, sarcoma/bone cancer=yellow, stomach cancer= periwinkle, testicular cancer= orchid, thyroid cancer= teal/pink/blue, uterine cancer= peach, and honors to our caregivers= plum, if there is any other cancer out there I did not list I apologize, please research more ribbons so more people can be aware and give support for them as well.

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Friday, March 9, 2012

Cancer awareness ribbon colors

Pink ribbons represent breast cancer. Blue and pink represent inflammatory breast cancer. Orange ribbons are leukemia and kidney cancer. Teal ribbons represent ovarian cancer and other cancers for women exclusively. Gold ribbons represent cancer in children. Grey bands are of developing brain cancer. Periwinkle ribbons represent stomach cancer. Yellow ribbons are sky blue ribbons represent bone cancer prostate cancer. Jade ribbons make the liver cancer. Purple ribbons are pancreatic cancer. Silver bands are ovarian cancer, when taken in Australia. I had a Breast Cancer Awareness to wear badges themselves.
Cancer ribbon colors list:
All cancers: Lavender
Bladder cancer: Yellow
Brain cancer: Grey
Breast cancer: Pink
Carcinoid cancer: Black/White
Cervical cancer: Teal/White
Childhood cancer: Gold
Colon cancer: Dark Blue
Esophageal cancer: Periwinkle
Gallbladder Bile Duct cancer: Green
Gynecological Cancer: Lavender
Hodgkins Disease: Violet
Hospice Care: Burgundy
Head & Neck cancer: Burgundy/Ivory
Kidney cancer: Orange
Leiomysarcoma: Purple
Leukeima: Orange
Liver cancer: Emerald
Lung cancers: White
Lymphoma: Lime
Male Breast Cancer: ½ Blue and ½ Pink
Melanoma: Black
Mesothelioma: Royal Blue
Multiple Myeloma: Burgundy
Ovarian cancer:Teal
Pancreatic cancer: Purple
Prostate cancer: Light Blue
Retinoblastoma: White
Sarcoma/Bone cancer: Yellow
Stomach cancer: Periwinkle
Testicular cancer: Orchid
Thyroid cancer: Teal/Pink/Blue
Uterine cancer: Peach

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Uterine cancer awareness ribbons

Uterine cancer ribbon colors: Peach

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