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National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation Extends Deadline for NCSD Speakers Bureau Roster Applications to September 30

Monday, September 28, 2015

On July 27, the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation issued an international call for speakers for National Cancer Survivors Day® 2016, a cherished Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world each year on the first Sunday in June.

The NCSD Foundation is in the process of compiling a roster of compelling keynote speakers for National Cancer Survivors Day® celebrations and other cancer-related events and has extended the deadline for applications to Wednesday, September 30.

speakerThe NCSD Speakers Bureau Roster will be published online and provided free to cancer-related organizations, support groups, hospitals, and treatment centers who are hosting National Cancer Survivors Day® events in their communities. These organizations use the NCSD Speakers Bureau Roster to find keynote speakers for their local NCSD celebrations and other special events held throughout the year.

The Foundation will be accepting applications from local, national, and international keynote speakers who would make excellent additions to the NCSD Speakers Bureau Roster through Wednesday, September 30. To be considered, download an application form at There is no charge to be included.

Please note: the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation is responsible solely for assembling and disseminating the Roster. Speaking fees and other arrangements are to be handled by the individual speaker, or a representative, and the event host.

About National Cancer Survivors Day®

As an annual, cherished Celebration of Life, National Cancer Survivors Day® provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer – including America’s more than 14 million cancer survivors – to connect with each other, celebrate milestones, and recognize those who have supported them along the way. It is also a day to draw attention to the ongoing challenges of cancer survivorship in order to promote more resources, research, and survivor-friendly legislation to improve cancer survivors’ quality of life. NCSD 2016 will be held on Sunday, June 5.