This month, Lymphoma Canada is partnering with Lymphoma Coalition, a worldwide network of lymphoma patient groups, to promote Blood Cancer Awareness Month and World Lymphoma Awareness Day.
This World Lymphoma Awareness Day join the global lymphoma community to say We Can’t Wait to put an end to the unintended consequences the pandemic has had on the lymphoma community!
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2022 World Lymphoma Awareness Day
This World Lymphoma Awareness Day join the global lymphoma community to say We Can’t Wait to put an end to the unintended consequences the pandemic has had on the lymphoma community.
Around the world, people have faced reduced access to care, treatment, and support. As well, due to a lack of access to medical professionals and hesitancy in seeking medical attention when experiencing symptoms, there have been fewer diagnoses, and more advanced cancers are expected.
- We can’t wait to address the ways the pandemic has affected people living with lymphomas.
- We can’t wait any longer to track lymphoma subtypes. You can find resources on various lymphoma subtypes here.
Visit www.worldlymphomaawarenessday.org for more information or materials to share on your social media accounts. Use #WLAD2022 to join the global conversation.
Light the Country Purple
- Calgary Tower
- High Level Bridge
- Telus Spark Tower
- Okotoks Municipal Centre
- BC Place
- Nanaimo Bastion
- Port Moody City Hall
- Science World at Telus World of Science (4 pm – 8 pm)
- Vancouver Convention Centre
- Telus Garden
- The Olympic Cauldron
- Vancouver Lookout
- Harbour Centre
- Sails of Light
- Fountain – Lafarge Lake
- Light Columns – Guildford Way and Pinetree Way
- Winnipeg Sign
- Halifax City Hall
- Brant Street Pier
- City of Mississauga Clock Tower
- CN Tower
- Hamilton Sign
- Kingston City Hall
- Springer Market Square
- London City Hall
- Niagara Falls (10:30 pm – 10:45 pm)
- Port Credit Lighthouse
- Princes’ Gate Arch at Exhibition Place
- Ripleys Aquarium
- RBC Place
- Schmon Tower (at Brock Univeristy)
- Vaughan City Hall
Prince Edward Island
- Charlottetown City Hall
- Holman Grand Hotel
- Montreal Tower
- Regina Plaza
* Note: Some of the above landmarks may not participate in the event out of respect for the mourning period of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
What can you do to support?
Support World Lymphoma Awareness Day this September 15th!
Sign up for our Laps Around Lymphoma Virtual Challenge
This September 15-30, we challenge you to take 100,000 steps in support of the over 100,000 Canadians currently living with lymphoma. This virtual fundraiser is open to everyone across Canada, so call your friends, family, and coworkers to join Laps Around Lymphoma and practice a healthy lifestyle while raising funds and awareness for lymphoma.
Give a donation
Dealing with lymphoma can be overwhelming. That is why Lymphoma Canada offers ongoing support for patients and their families. Empower the lymphoma community by supporting Lymphoma Canada with a donation to support patients both during and after the pandemic. Any gift, large or small, makes a difference in the lives of the over 100,000 Canadians affected by lymphoma.
Join the virtual conversation
During September, connect with the global community online by following Lymphoma Canada and Lymphoma Coalition and use the hashtag #WLAD2022 or #Lymphomacanada when sharing your experiences. Share via social media – change your profile picture, tweet, tag, and share your support with the world!