The Official Website of National Cancer Survivors Day


National Cancer Survivors Day Is More Than Just a Party

Thursday, June 01, 2017
Yes, National Cancer Survivors Day® is a celebration – a worldwide Celebration of Life that is 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   Read More

Why I’m Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
[NCSD guest blog post by Jessica Melore] How many times does lightning strike? I asked myself as I heard the doctor say the last words I wanted to hear: Cancer. Again. Should I have been surprised? Nothing in my life had been predictable up to that point. I’d had two oth  Read More

Help Us Spread the Word – National Cancer Survivors® Day Is Only Days Away

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
National Cancer Survivors Day® – the Celebration of Life we’ve been anticipating all year – is almost here! On Sunday, June 4, 2017, tens of thousands of people around the world will gather in their local communities to commemorate the 30th annual National Cancer Survi  Read More

Life After Cancer Is Something to Celebrate

Friday, May 26, 2017
[NCSD Guest Blog Post by Keith Jones] Life in general is worth celebrating, but life after Cancer is off the charts! You come out of that darkness and into a light that is overwhelming. There is a certain beauty in this struggle, and somewhere in the back of your mind you know that YOU ARE   Read More

Cancer Survivor, Redefined

Tuesday, May 02, 2017
[NCSD Guest Blog Post by John Polo] How can a widower speak about cancer survivorship? My wife didn’t survive. It got me to thinking: What exactly does it mean to be a cancer survivor? Is one a survivor if they are living with the disease? Do successful surgeries   Read More

Get Inspired – 5 Creative Event Theme Ideas for National Cancer Survivors Day

Friday, April 21, 2017
Many National Cancer Survivors Day® event planners choose to customize their Celebration of Life by giving their event a theme, like Laughter is the Best Medicine or Superheroes of Hope. While you certainly don’t need a theme to celebrate life after cancer, most people agree that theme  Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Register Your National Cancer Survivors Day Event

Thursday, March 30, 2017
On Sunday, June 4, 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 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. If you want to join the  Read More

Take a Peek at Some of the Unique Keepsakes You Can Order for National Cancer Survivors Day

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
National Cancer Survivors Day®, the day set aside to recognize everyone who is living with a history of cancer, is Sunday, June 4. And we’ve got the perfect keepsakes and mementos to help you commemorate your community’s celebration. From cancer survivor buttons and recognition a  Read More

For Dad

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
[NCSD Guest Blog Post by Josh Henniger] Growing up with a cancer survivor for a dad never seemed unique to me until I really thought about it. My father is one of the kindest, strongest, most competent, hardworking, and good people I have ever known. I never think about how hard things have   Read More

C Stands for Courage, Compassion, and Conquest

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
[NCSD Guest Blog Post by Bobbi de Cordova-Hanks] What I remember most about hearing the diagnosis of cancer was the surreal feeling that came over me. Once I finally heard the doctor say cancer, my mind immediately shut down. Now I know that this is something that happens to most everyone wh  Read More