The COVID-19 pandemic means National Cancer Survivors Day celebrations are likely going to be different this year – but there are still loads of ways to bring your community together. We’ve put together this guide for planning virtual and socially distanced NCSD events. If you’re looking for more information on themes for your event, whether […]
A keynote speaker can help set the tone for your National Cancer Survivors Day event.
[NCSD guest blog post by Martina Reaves] I was minding my own business when a little chancre sore popped up on my tongue. Nothing unusual for me, really. But then it didn’t go away. When I saw my doctor for another reason, I pointed it out to her. “Have your dentist check it,” she said. […]
[NCSD guest blog post by Melanie Young] You’ve just been diagnosed with cancer, and you are numb and scared. Your world just turned upside-down. Let me help you set it right. I am 10-year breast cancer survivor, diagnosed August 6, 2009. I was in your shoes, shocked, freaked, and little ashamed that I’d allowed my […]
[NCSD guest blog post by Erin Cummings] I have been a cancer survivor for most of my life. I am 62 years old.Diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1972, when I was just fifteen years old, my chances of making it to “sweet sixteen” were not very good. I had two recurrences within the […]
[NCSD guest blog post by Matthew Newman] I have never written a blog before. I never saw any need to. Who would care what I had to say? Why would anyone care what I thought? It’s amazing how the darkest of times can teach some of the greatest lessons in life and shine a light […]