The C Word is a monthly news brief dedicated to increasing awareness of various cancers and providing prevention or risk reduction information and guidelines.

This news brief is intended for use by faith-based communities, agencies, organizations, and businesses to share with your constituencies and employees via print and social media platforms such as newsletters, bulletin boards, web pages, and other communication venues.

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 The C Word 2019 editions


January – Five Leading Cancers in Women

FEBRUARY – CANCER PREVENTION MONTH - AUGUSTA SMOKING ORDINANCE

March – Multiple Myeloma Awareness

April – Head and Neck Cancer Awareness

May – Brain Cancer Awareness

June – Cancer Survivor Awareness

July – Sarcoma Cancer Awareness

August – Georgia Cancer Center’s Community Health Needs Assessment

 SEPTEMBER - PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS

October - Liver Cancer Awareness 

November - LUNG CANCER AWARENESS 

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We hope you can join us at several upcoming events designed to raise awareness and educate about cancer and prevention.   

10/4 – Georgia Cancer Center Ribbon Hanging 12:00pm, Outpatient Clinic 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd.

10/4 – Unmasking Cancer Formal Gala  7:00pm, Julian Smith Casino. Enjoy an evening of dining, music, and dancing. Join in the mask contest, win door prizes! Benefits The Lydia Project.

 10/1, 8, 15, 22 – Now What? October Tuesdays 3:00, The Lydia Project, 1369 Interstate Parkway, Augusta.

10/12 – Ribbons of Hope  support event 10:00am Dr. Alicia Vinyard presenter. 
                

 

Cancer Awareness Calendar

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

Cervical Cancer

National Cancer Prevention

Month

Gallbladder and Bile Duct

Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Kidney Cancer

Multiple Myeloma

Testicular Cancer

Esophageal Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

May

June

July

Aug

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Brain Cancer

National Cancer Survivor Month

Sarcoma

Bladder Cancer

 

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Childhood Cancer

Gynecological Cancer

Leukemia / Lymphoma

Ovarian Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Thyroid Cance

Breast Cancer

Liver Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Lung Cancer

Stomach Cancer

Carcinoid Cancer

Caregivers Month