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Spread the Word! On June 1, We’re Showing the World What Life After Cancer Looks Like

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
On Sunday, June 1, thousands of people around the world will gather to celebrate life after cancer. National Cancer Survivors Day is the one day each year that we pause to honor everyone who is living with a history of cancer, and to recognize the loved ones and healthcare providers who have sup  Read More

Let’s Get Physical – Ideas for Planning a Fitness-Themed National Cancer Survivors Day Event

Friday, April 25, 2014
Many NCSD event coordinators choose to plan their Cancer Survivors Day event around a central theme. And while you certainly don’t need a theme in order to celebrate life after cancer, having a theme for your NCSD event can add to the excitement of the celebration. That said, we thought we  Read More

If I had to use only one word to describe myself as a cancer survivor, it would be …

Thursday, April 03, 2014
We recently asked cancer survivors on our Facebook page to tell us what one word they would use to describe themselves as a cancer survivor. The responses we got were beautiful and powerful. See for yourself. If I had to use only one word to describe myself as a cancer survivor, it would be   Read More

Anyone Can Hold a National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration – Here’s What You Need to Know

Friday, March 21, 2014
On Sunday, June 1, tens of thousands of people around the world will attend celebrations to honor cancer survivors as part of National Cancer Survivors Day 2014. And you can join them. You don’t have to be a large cancer organization or treatment center to plan and host an NCSD celebration  Read More

5 Tips for Finding a Keynote Speaker for Your National Cancer Survivors Day Event

Friday, February 28, 2014
A keynote speaker can help set the tone for your National Cancer Survivors Day event. That’s why it’s important to book the right person. Booking a keynote speaker for your Survivors Day celebration can be a daunting challenge. Here are 5 tips to help you find the perfect fit. 1.  Read More

National Cancer Survivors Day is Only 100 Days Away!

Thursday, February 20, 2014
The countdown is on. We're only 100 days away from National Cancer Survivors Day 2014! Now is the time to start planning an NCSD event in your community. The NCSD website has a step-by-step guide (http://www.ncsd.org/organize-an-event) that will walk you through the entire planning process.   Read More

A Time to Celebrate

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
NCSD Guest Blog Post by Chris Frey, LCSW, a six-year stage IV throat and neck cancer survivor and author of I'm Sorry, It's Cancer: A Handbook of Help and Hope for Survivors and Caregivers living in St. Louis, MO Celebrating recovery from cancer is a powerful community experie  Read More

What’s New in the National Cancer Survivors Day Merchandise Catalog?

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
When cancer survivors leave your Survivors Day celebration, give them something to remember it by with official National Cancer Survivors Day souvenirs and merchandise – on sale now in the NCSD Merchandise Catalog. From tote bags to coffee mugs to commemorative buttons and keepsakes,   Read More

It’s Time to Register for National Cancer Survivors Day 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014
It’s that time again! Time to start planning your National Cancer Survivors Day celebration. National Cancer Survivors Day 2014 will be held on Sunday, June 1. NCSD is an annual, treasured Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world  Read More