The Official Website of National Cancer Survivors Day


Today, We Celebrate Life After Cancer. Today Is National Cancer Survivors Day.

Sunday, June 03, 2018
Today – June 3, 2018 – marks the 31st annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. Welcome to the celebration! Tens of thousands of people in hundreds of communities across the globe are joining you in celebrating life after cancer. Today, on National Cancer Survivors Day® 2018, we  Read More

Navigating the Legal Maze of Cancer

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Joanna Morales] There are more than 15 million cancer survivors in the United States. As cancer treatments improve, there is increased attention to the field of cancer survivorship. What do survivors need? How can we support them? A 2005 report by the Institute  Read More

National Cancer Survivors Day Is More Than a Party

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Yes, National Cancer Survivors Day® is a celebration! A worldwide Celebration of Life held on the first Sunday in June. But it is so much more than just a party. National Cancer Survivors Day® is the one day each year that communities across the globe come together to recognize the  Read More

Who is a Cancer Survivor?

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A survivor is anyone living with a history of cancer – from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life. If you’ve just been diagnosed with cancer – you’re a survivor. If you’ve been in remission for 20 years – you&  Read More

Lessons Learned from Being a Young Adult Cancer Survivor

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Heather Hall] Cancer changed my life in a way that is difficult to put into words. Diagnosed at 21 with bone cancer, I underwent aggressive chemo and surgery that replaced part of my femur and tibia with titanium. When I walked out of the hospital 13 mont  Read More

Changing “I” to “We” After Being Diagnosed with the Big “C”

Friday, May 18, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Fabianna Marie] Cancer can make you feel very alone. It is your mind and body fighting against cancer: an epic, internal battle. You deal with exhaustion and side effects of treatment, but you don’t want to be a burden, so you suffer in silence. In 13 years of   Read More

Help get the word out – National Cancer Survivors Day 2018 is Sunday, June 3!

Thursday, May 17, 2018
The day we’ve been waiting for is almost here! On Sunday, June 3, 2018, people across the U.S. and abroad will gather in their local communities to commemorate the 31st National Cancer Survivors Day®. National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual, worldwide Celebration of Life h  Read More

My Acronym for “Cancer” Got Me Through It

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Richard Fabozzi] After the initial shock of being diagnosed with throat cancer, I began to focus on developing some qualities I felt would get me through my cancer journey. I realized sometime later that six of those qualities comprised an acronym for the word &ldqu  Read More

Say Yes to Life

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Ilse Anderson] We all face daunting challenges at some point in our lives. Whether the crisis involves health, career, or relationships, the initial reaction is always fear. I’m not talking about being scared, which is a natural response to the unknown. Being   Read More

Here’s What We Love in the 2018 NCSD Merchandise Catalog

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
National Cancer Survivors Day®, the day set aside to recognize all those who are living with a history of cancer, is Sunday, June 3. And we know you’re already busy planning an incredible Celebration of Life for the cancer survivors in your community. You can make sure that every  Read More