A Year in Review: #EveryDayMatters

by Staff Writer

Take a look back at all we accomplished in 2023 with Ogilvy Health’s #everydaymatters cancer awareness, education, and activation campaign.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Last year over 600,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer. This Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we are highlighting the importance of screening and how it can help identify cervical changes before they become cancerous, because #everydaymatters.

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. One year ago, the White House reignited the Cancer Moonshot, setting an ambitious, achievable goal: to reduce the death rate from cancer by at least 50% over the next 25 years. Since then, many exciting advancements have been announced. Read more here, because #everydaymatters.

March is Kidney Awareness Month. Did you know that1 in 7 U.S. adults have chronic kidney disease, and over 90% of them don’t know until the disease has advanced? During Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, we want to reinforce the importance of talking to your doctor about kidney disease signs and symptoms and about getting tested because #everydaymatters.

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. An estimated 1 out of every 250 males will develop testicular cancer at some point during their lifetime. The good news—testicular cancer can usually be treated successfully if it’s detected early on. Any man can get it, so make sure to check and protect yourself because #everydaymatters.

May is National Cancer Research Month. Clinical trials are vital in improving the health outcomes for people with cancer. In this video, we debunk some of the main myths surrounding clinical trials, because #everydaymatters.

June is National Cancer Survivor Month. One of the best ways to honor cancer survivors it to create more cancer survivors! In this video we share some ways to support those currently fighting cancer, because #everydaymatters.

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Although a sarcoma diagnosis is a very serious group of cancers, there is some promising news in this area! Precision oncology is leading the way to new approaches and breakthroughs in developing effective treatment options for different types of sarcoma. Help spread the word about this cancer category because #everydaymatters.

August is Appendix Cancer Awareness Month. The rarity and unknown cause of this cancer makes early detection and personalized treatment key. It’s important to educate ourselves on risk factors, signs and symptoms, and what to do after a diagnosis, because #everydaymatters.

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that Complete Blood Count (CBC) tests can not only help to identify blood cancers such as leukemias and lymphomas, but can assess your general health? Learn more about how you can make it COUNT by watching this video, because #everydaymatters!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We have good news – there have been great strides in helping those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer! Check out the top five things to know from this year’s ASCO conference, and remember, early detection is key, because #everydaymatters.

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that stomach cancer is the 5th most common cancer worldwide? 🌎 This November, make sure you are learning how to control your risks, listening to your gut, and talking to your doctor if something doesn’t feel quite right. Because #everydaymatters

December is a month that inspires reflection. Did you know that 100 new oncology therapies will enter the market between 2023 and 2027? And tools like AI are being used to improve cancer diagnoses, drug development, and more! This December, let’s reflect on the progress being made in cancer care…because #everydaymatters.

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