Monthly Digest – November 2020

The rundown for events related to cancer in the month of November (2020)

By Kate Dilligan | 11/07/2020

Table of Contents

    Month Long


    Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    On November 10, 2020, the American Lung Association will be hosting a virtual Lung Cancer Patient Meetup. Join us to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer!

    Retrieved from [Lung Cancer Awareness Month]


    Marrow Awareness Month

    National Marrow Awareness Month! During the month of November, we celebrate the achievements of transplant physicians and those who perform transplant research. During this time, we also honor the people who donate their stem cells and bone marrow to help give others a second chance at life. This month is used as a time to generate awareness of the network of donor centers around the the nation, and encourage more people to donate.

    Retrieved from [November is National Marrow Awareness Month]


    Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

    Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, known to many as ‘PCAM’, takes place during November every year – and is the biggest event in the calendar for those committed to taking on pancreatic cancer.

    Retrieved from [Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM).


    Specific Dates


    November 6-7 – Nineteenth International Kidney Cancer Symposium

    The Kidney Cancer Association hosts two research symposiums annually – the International Kidney Cancer Symposium (fall) and the European International Kidney Cancer Symposium (spring). Abstract submissions are now open for IKCS 2020

    Retrieved from [International Kidney Cancer Symposiums]


    November 8-10 – AllyCon National Conference

    AllyCon is the signature patient and family support educational event. We are committed to providing attendees with the latest treatment and survivorship information in a forum that enables networking.

    Retrieved from [AllyCon 2020]

    November 9-14 – Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s 35th Annual Meeting

    The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) 35th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs (SITC 2020) will be reimagined as a fully VIRTUAL experience this year to ensure the health and safety of program attendees and their patients, and in celebration of the society’s 35th anniversary, all SITC members are invited to register for FREE!

    Retrieved from [35th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs]


    November 10 – World Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Day

    World NET Cancer Day on 10th November is an annual, awareness-raising event coordinated by the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA) aiming to raise awareness of NET cancers and to voice the needs of NET community for improved diagnostics, information, care and research.

    Retrieved from [NET Cancer Day]


    November 13 – Global Virtual Cancer Conference

    The Global Virtual Cancer Conference was created by patients, survivors and caregivers. Join us to empower yourself through connection, education and advocacy.

    Retrieved from [Global Virtual Cancer Conference – Nov. 13-14th 2020]

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