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White Out Cancer

Established by the Cancer Research Institute, #WhiteOutCancer Day is a day-long fundraising and awareness event on June 12, 2015, where individuals wear white in support of Cancer Immunotherapy Month™.
 

Why White?

Immunotherapy has the potential to help patients with almost any type of cancer. White, therefore, stands for all the cancer awareness ribbon colors combined. White also stands for support for scientists and clinicians in their white coats who work every day to discover new treatments and bring them to patients. White also represents the immune system itself (“white blood cells”). Ultimately, white represents new hope and new beginnings for patients for whom conventional cancer treatments aren’t enough.


How Can You Participate?

Anyone can participate in #WhiteOutCancer.

  1. All you need to do is gather family, friends, co-workers (and pets!) and wear anything that is white--white T-shirts, white jeans, white hats, white socks, white shoes.
  2. Take a selfie and share it on social media, using the hashtag #WhiteOutCancer
  3. Spread the word about the power of cancer immunotherapy!

You can also download and share our graphic.


See how others have worn white to support Cancer Immunotherapy Month.


Make a Gift to the Cancer Research Institute Today

If you don't want to wear white, you can still make a tax-deductible contribution and help support our scientists who are bringing more effective immune-based treatments to patients facing all different types of cancer.