• Today is World Lymphoma Awareness Day

    Asked by CancerNews on Sunday, September 15, 2019

    Today is World Lymphoma Awareness Day

    World Lymphoma Awareness Day is held on September 15 every year and is a day dedicated to raising awareness of lymphoma, an increasingly common form of cancer. It is a global initiative hosted by the Lymphoma Coalition, a non-profit network organization of 63 lymphoma patient groups from 44 countries around the world.

    For more information on World Lymphoma Awareness Day check out the Lymphoma Research Foundation's page here>> https://www.lymphoma.org/aboutlrf/impact/awareness/lightitred/howtolir/

    3 Answers from the Community

    • po18guy's Avatar
      po18guy

      Sadly, Paul Allen helped in this regard. I must say that those in my world are pretty well aware of it - I don't seem to be able to shut up about it.

      about 1 month ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      PO, it's hard to think that there could be a person anywhere that wouldn't be "aware", isn't it? I routinely find people at any function/gathering I go to that don't know about some of the common things about cancer, of most any type. I seem to wind up talking and teaching at these functions myself.

      about 1 month ago
    • Skyemberr's Avatar
      Skyemberr

      Cancer feels like it is everywhere to me. I am not sure if it is because I am oversensitized or because it really is all over. I am thinking mostly option b there.

      A lot of people just don't have a lot of knowledge anyway about cancer, unless the person with it is either themself, or someone very close to them. We need better education campaigns and support than what we currently have. Heck..... a lot of places are just barely starting up their palliative programs, and you'd think they'd have ironed that out years ago!

      about 1 month ago

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