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On June 5 comes significant National Cancer Survivors Day dedicated to heroic people had to face dangerous diagnosis and survive. On this day, people left the world because of illness for which there is no cure are honored. Cancer patients pasted treatment meet, talk about personal experiences required courage. Knowledge, supports help others to remain steadfast, not to give in to despair.

The History

Cancer winners began to unite in 1986. A year later, second conference decided to establish tradition was held in Albuquerque. The National Day of unity in fight against deadly disease has been celebrated since 1988. Rallies, processions, simultaneous live broadcasts were held in cities. Public movement with eloquent name «Cancer Can Give» started in 2019. This is sign of society solidarity, provision of opportunities for sick to express in creativity, science, education, modern technologies.

Interesting Facts

Event is covered on first Sunday of June.

  1. Meetings, key events took place even during period of strict restrictions. Online format was chosen.
  2. Event’s symbol is red, pink colors.
  3. Studies show undergoing chemotherapy have chance to avoid concomitant negative symptoms, even continue to lead habitual lifestyle, work in light mode.
  4. Chemotherapy is administered by injection. It is available to replace it with course of medication. Tablets and cream are used.

Beneficial effect of chemotherapy is reduced if body receives too intensive support in vitamins A, E, C.

How to celebrate

Take part in support event or personally organize own meeting by submitting preliminary application to NCSD. Structure helps in carrying out actions, provides speakers, doctors, representatives of press made presentations, raised awareness.

Life with diagnosis of «cancer» can be active, productive. Surrounded by caring people, miracles happen, disease recedes. Keep faith, fight for life. Love triumphs over death!

When is National Cancer Survivors Day celebrated in 2022?

National Cancer Survivors Day is observed on the first Sunday in June each year.