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More than getting informed, getting involved.

With three Central Florida locations, Cancer Institute of Florida is enlightening many cancer patients and caregivers to the many cancer-related events. Cancer awareness months and accompanying ribbons have changed the face of the disease. From early screening at health fairs to National Cancer Survivors Day in June and Family Caregivers Month in November to Childhood Cancer Awareness in September—every day and in a multitude a ways, we are all faced with the reality of how prevalent cancer is—across every race, socio-economic class and age.

We encourage you to share and participate in cancer awareness events. If you don’t see a particular event listed, please fill in the appropriate Feedback or Contact fields so we can help spread the word.

See a listing of upcoming events below.


Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 4:00am
  • Cancer Control Month

    What: Cancer Control Month encourages healthy lifestyles, promotes cancer screenings, increases access to quality cancer care, and strives to improve quality of life for cancer survivors.
    When: The entire month of April.
    Where: To take action or to seek help, contact your primary care physician or local area hospital. You can also read more information about cancer control at the National Cancer Institute website.

  • Cancer Fatigue Awareness Day
    What: A day set aside for awareness on how your daily routine, sleep, or eating patterns can cause you to feel tired, weary, weak


Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 3:00am
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    What: National month of awareness about colorectal cancer, a disease that affects more than 140 million Americans every year.
    When: Then entire month of March.
    Where: Hospitals, clinics, private practices and cancer clinics across the country help support the month of awareness. 

    Learn more about National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Lymphedema "D" Day

    What: A special day set aside to honor inspirational lymphedema patients who have contributed to the community or who have shown great courage in their struggle with disease.
    When: March 6