World CML Day
World CML Day is held on September 22. Since 2008, patient organizations around the world have initiated events and projects on "CML Awareness Day" on September 22 to raise awareness of the needs of patients living with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. This event in the third decade of the month September is annual. Help us
Every year in 22nd September the CML global community lead by the CML patient Advocates holds the World CML Day. 9/22 represents the genetic change of Chromosomes 9 and 22 that is the cause of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML).
Since 2011, the worldwide community unites to celebrate "World CML Day" on September 22 (9/22). This date has been chosen for global and local CML awareness activities adding symbolic significance to the events, projects and campaigns.
CML patient advocates are together focused on raising awareness of the needs of patients living with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
World Gratitude Day on September 21 (First celebrated in 1965);
Feast of the Nativity of the Virgin on September 21 (Orthodox Church);
Astronomy Day on September 22 (autumn);
International Rabbit Day on September 23 (Held on the fourth Saturday in September);
International Day against Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Women and Children on September 23 (is celebrated every 23 September. It was jointly established by the World Conference of the Coalition against Trafficking in Persons and the Women’s Conference that took place in January 1999 in Dhaka, Bangladesh);
International Day of Sign Languages on September 23 (adopted by the UN on November 14, 2017);
European Mushroom Day on September 23 (Celebrated on the fourth Saturday of September)