Upcoming Events line

The following is a brief list of upcoming events in the mid-Atlantic region related to cancer and genetics. Unless otherwise noted, events are open to the general public. Please take part in your local area cancer awareness and screening activities. If you wish to submit an upcoming event in your area, please send us a message.


January, 2006

Cervical Cancer Screening Month

February, 2006

March, 2006

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


For All:          Daffodil Days - American Cancer Society (ACS)

                        The offering of daffodils, a symbol of hope, for a suggested donation

                        toward the fight against cancer.  Check with your local ACS office for

                        locations selling daffodils.

                        Date:                        March  2006

                        Contact:                   1-800-ACS-2345


Contact the Johns Hopkins Office of Continuing Medical Education at 410-955-3169 or click here to visit the CME Web site.

For more meetings and conferences, see the NCI Event Calendar.

April, 2006

April 1 - 30

Cancer Control Month

American Cancer Society

(800) ACS-2345


Material available

Contact:  Local chapters


May, 2006


May 1- 31

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

American Cancer Society

(800) ACS-2345

Materials available

Contact:  National Office


May 2

National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Day

American Academy of Dermatology

(888) 462-DERM


Materials available

Contact:  Donna Stein


June, 2006


June 4, 2021

National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation

(615) 794-3006

[email protected]


* Stay tuned for local events


July, 2006


August, 2006


September, 2006


Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation
230 West Monroe, Suite 2528
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 578-1439
(312) 578-9769 Fax

e-mail:     [email protected]

web site: www.thegcf.org


Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1311 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 955-4572
(914) 821-8806
(914) 821-3607 Fax

e-mail:       [email protected]

web site:    www.lls.org


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
500 NE Spanish River Blvd, Suite 8
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 393-0005
web site:    www.ovarian.org


Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Prostate Cancer Coalition
1154 15th Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
(888) 245-9455
(202) 463-9455
e-mail:       [email protected]

web site:    www.pcacoalition.org


October, 2005


General Events:

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Board of Sponsors
1800 Concourde Pike DIC 712 A
Wilmington, DE 19850-5437
(312) 596-3557

e-mail:       [email protected]

web site:    www.nbcam.org


National Mammography Day
American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(800) ACS-2345


November, 2005

General Events:

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
2221 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 131
El Segundo, CA 90245
(877) 272-6226
(310) 725-0025
(310) 725-0029 Fax
e-mail:      [email protected]

web site:   www.pancan.org


Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, and Education
500 West 8th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
(800) 298-2436
(360) 696-2436
(360) 735-1305 Fax
e-mail:        [email protected]

web site:     www.alcase.org


Professional:    Current Concept in Cancer Pain Management

                         Date:                      November 3 - 4, 2005

                         Location:                 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner Bldg.

                                                                   Baltimore, Maryland

                         Target Audience:      Health Care Providers

                          Information:             www.hopkinscme.net or call (410) 955-2959



December, 2005


For more information, contact the Johns Hopkins Office of Continuing Medical Education at 410-955-3169 or click here to visit the CME Web site.

For more meetings and conferences, see the NCI Event Calendar.


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