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Important Deadlines You Need to Know for National Cancer Survivors Day 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

NCSD speakerOn Sunday, June 3, tens of thousands of people across the globe will gather in their local communities to honor cancer survivors and to raise awareness of the ongoing challenges of cancer survivorship. This day will mark the 31st annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. If you want to bring the celebration to your city, now is the time to start planning.

The National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation has put together an online planning guide to help you get started. This free guide has everything you need to plan and promote your local NCSD event.

But you must register your event to take advantage of these free resources. We encourage you to register your event as soon as possible, as the deadlines to order official National Cancer Survivors Day® t-shirts, merchandise, and other materials are quickly approaching. Registration is free, and it only takes a couple of minutes.

Important Deadlines for NCSD 2018

April 6, 2018

April 6 is the extended deadline to order your NCSD t-shirts, keepsakes, decorations, and other merchandise from the Official NCSD Merchandise Catalog. From cancer survivor buttons and lapel pins, to NCSD stadium cups and tote bags, to the official National Cancer Survivors Day® 2018 t-shirt, the NCSD Merchandise Catalog has a variety of items we are certain cancer survivors will appreciate and enjoy. So, be sure to get your orders in before April 6.

Don't forget to request your free Welcome Brochures and Cancer Survivors Resource Guides to hand out to the survivors attending your event. Ordering information is included in this online registration form.

We highly recommend you register your event by April 6 to take advantage of the full range of resources available to registered NCSD event coordinators. By registering your event at, you'll gain access to the NCSD Merchandise Catalog, free copies of Coping® magazine, our exclusive NCSD Speakers Bureau Roster, and other valuable resources.

April 27, 2018

April 27 is the deadline to order your free copies of Coping® with Cancer magazine’s May/June issue. All you’re asked to pay is shipping and handling. Written by and for the cancer community, Coping® is the premier magazine for people whose lives have been touched by cancer.

June 3, 2018

June 3 is the official date to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day® 2018! On this day, you’ll be joining cancer survivors and supporters around the world to celebrate life after cancer and bring attention to the ongoing challenges they still face.

June 11, 2018

June 11 is the deadline for NCSD photo submissions to Coping® with Cancer magazine. Exclusive coverage of NCSD will be published in the July/August issue of Coping® magazine, and your event photo could be included. Selected photos will also appear in Coping’s online NCSD Coverage, as well as on the NCSD website and in NCSD eNewsletters. You can find out more details about how to submit your photos here.

National Cancer Survivors Day® 2018 will be here before you know it!

National Cancer Survivors Day® is one of the largest cancer survivor celebrations in the world, and you don’t want to miss it. Start planning your community’s NCSD celebration today.

If you have questions or need help, don’t hesitate to contact us at or give us a call at (615) 794-3006. As always, our services are free.