World Cancer Day News
World Cancer Day is observed on 4th February every year Out of the total respondents, 41% were Cancer patients, 29% caregivers of Cancer patients, 26% were closely related Cancer patients & 4% had an opinion about Cancer care The survey focused on various preventive and curative aspects of Cancer like early diagnosis, screening & understanding of the disease
Experts say diabetics are perceived to be at major risk for developing specific kinds of cancer, but no direct link has been established conclusively From maintaining body weight, eating veggies to cutting down on read meat, experts suggest lifestyle modifications to maintain health February 4 is observed as World Cancer Day globally
World Cancer Day promotes research and innovation, de-stigmatises the disease, raises awareness, creates public and political literacy, dispels myths and misconceptions around cancer, and raises the global commitment to fight cancer. The theme for this year's World Cancer Day happens to be 'I Am And I Will'. It was initiated in 2019 and 2021 is the last year for this theme.
The international World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4 annually to encourage a word about its prevention and create awareness about the disease globally. The day is marked so that any misinformation or stigma related to the disease is reduced. On this special day, several Bollywood celebrities also showed their support for the awareness campaign and took to social media.