Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Cancer Prevention Month
African American/Black History Month
February 4, 2021 – World Cancer Day feb
February 14, 2021 – National Donor Day
February 15, 2021 – International Childhood Cancer Day
February 28, 2021 – Rare Disease Day
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Women’s History Month
Myeloma Awareness Month
Kidney Cancer Awareness Month
March 4, 2021 – International HPV Awareness Day
March 8, 2021 – International Women’s Day
March 11, 2021 – World Kidney Day
March 16, 2021 – Kick Butts Day (smoking)
National Cancer Control Month
National Minority Health Month
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month
National Minority Cancer Awareness Month
National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Month
National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
National Arab American Heritage Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
3rd week of April – Minority Cancer Awareness
April 7, 2021 – World Health Day
Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
Brain Tumor Awareness Month
National Cancer Research Month
National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Oncology Nursing Month
Asian Pacific Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
May 8, 2021 – World Ovarian Cancer Day
May 9-15, 2021 – Women’s Health Week
May 12, 2021 – Women’s Check-Up Day
May 31, 2021 – World No-Tobacco Day
Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month
Cancer Survivors Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month
June 14-20, 2021 – Men’s Health Week
June 17, 2021 – World Kidney Cancer Day
June 17-23, 2021 – National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week
Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness Month
July 13, 2021 – GIST Awareness Day
July 22, 2021 – Glioblastoma Awareness Day
Appendix Cancer Awareness Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
August 1, 2021 – World Lung Cancer Day
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)
September 21, 2021 – Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day
September 24, 2021 – World Cancer Research Day
September 29 – October 5, 2021 – National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Liver Cancer Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 9, 2021 – World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
October 13, 2021 – Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
October 15, 2021 – National Mammography Day
October 17-23, 2021 – National Health Quality Week
Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
Native American/American Indian Heritage Month
December 1, 2021 – World AIDS Day
Cancer Treatment Disparities | AACR Cancer Disparities Progess Report 2020
American Cancer Society’s report on the status of cancer disparities in the United States, 2021.
Cancer statistics for African American/Black People 2022
Cancer statistics for the US Hispanic/Latino population, 2021
Recommendations on Eliminating Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Therapies: A Step toward Achieving Equity in Healthcare.
Cancer Disparities and Health Equity: A Policy Statement From the American Society of Clinical Oncology
AACR REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON CANCER RESEARCH AND PATIENT CARE
Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts
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