The Official Website of National Cancer Survivors Day


“There is life after cancer, and, for me, it is joy in every moment.”

Thursday, March 01, 2018
[A Q&A with ESPN reporter and cancer fighter Holly Rowe] As a Sports Emmy nominee, Holly Rowe has worked at ESPN since 1998 and is the network’s most popular college football sideline reporter. But that’s not all, if you watch college or professional basketball or softball o  Read More

Cancer. What a Blessing!

Thursday, February 15, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Glenn Brooks] With a title like that, certainly you want to read a little further. If only just to figure out what is the deal with this guy? Please, let me explain… In September 2011, I was diagnosed with stage IV head and ne  Read More

After Cancer – Learning I Have a Voice

Thursday, February 08, 2018
[NCSD guest blog post by Brittany Anne Avin] We usually don’t realize how much we take for granted having a voice until we get sick with a cold. We lose our voice for a few days and grasp how frustrating it is to be unable to connect and communicate with o  Read More

The Search for National Cancer Survivors Day 2018 Keynote Speakers Has Begun, and We Need Your Recommendations

Thursday, October 05, 2017
The National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation is putting together a roster of compelling keynote speakers for National Cancer Survivors Day® celebrations and other cancer-related events throughout the year. The online NCSD Speakers Bureau Roster will be offered free to cancer-related organiza  Read More

Life after Cancer

Thursday, September 28, 2017
[NCSD guest blog post by Keri Chiappino, DC] Life after cancer is something to celebrate because, quite simply, when you’ve faced the possibility of no life, the deliciousness of life becomes that much more powerful and precious. There is a relationship between the depths of despair  Read More

We Want Your Feedback – How Can We Make National Cancer Survivors Day® Even Better?

Friday, August 25, 2017
On Sunday, June 4, thousands of cancer survivors and supporters gathered to commemorate the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. Hundreds of communities across the nation – and around the globe – joined together to let the world know that life after cancer is about more th  Read More

What Survivorship Means to Me

Thursday, July 27, 2017
[NCSD guest blog post by Lynda Shrager] 9:30 a.m. The pediatrician comes out and looks uneasy. He does not make eye contact as he starts explaining that test results indicate our daughter has Crohn’s Disease. Leslie is oblivious to the conversation, delighting in swirling brightly colo  Read More

How to Get Your National Cancer Survivors Day Photos Featured in Coping with Cancer Magazine

Wednesday, June 07, 2017
As thousands gathered this year for National Cancer Survivors Day® in hundreds of communities across the globe, cancer survivors were honored, survivorship issues were brought to the forefront, and people around the world joined together to celebrate life. It was a beautiful day, and we hope  Read More

It’s Time to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day

Sunday, June 04, 2017
Today – June 4, 2017 – marks the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. Welcome to the celebration! Thousands of people in hundreds of communities around the world are celebrating life with you today. National Cancer Survivors Day® is an unforgettable Celebrati  Read More

To Be a Cancer Survivor

Saturday, June 03, 2017
[NCSD Guest Blog Post by Bárbara Padilla] For those who don’t know me, let me introduce myself: I am Barbara Padilla – singer, actress, speaker, wife, mother, daughter, sister, artist, cook, and all those things in between. I am also a cancer survivor. It a  Read More