World Cancer Day is celebrated on 4th February, all over the world. On this day people raise awareness about cancer and encourage people to prevent and detect it. Government and individuals take participation on this day and organize camps and educating the population about cancer and how to control cancers. Cancer is a wide range of cell and its growth is very fast and spreads to other parts of the body.
The world cancer day was followed all over the world in 1933 for the international cancer control or the Union for the UICC. This organization, which was built in Geneva, Switzerland, realized that there is a need to share knowledge on a global basis. Over the years, it has demanded to pursue medical knowledge in all areas which are related to cancer. He has helped in the development of a wide variety of different cancer institutes and has promoted communication between these institutions. The first world cancer day that was held in Paris France In 2000.
World Cancer Day 2019
World Cancer Facts
. The tagline for World Cancer Day 2019 – 2021 Slogan is ‘I am and I will ‘. The focus of this campaign is to care for yourself.
. The most common cancers in the United States are Breast, lung and Prostate Cancer, 70% of people die from lung cancer whereas 16% of people die from breast and prostate cancer.
. According to the world health organization change the lifestyles, not smoking, maintain health.
. Cancer Awareness Ribbon- MultiColor- All Cancers, Pink- Breast cancer, White – Lung Cancer, Grey – Brain Cancer, Yellow – Bone Cancer.
World Cancer Day is primarily celebrated by health organizations, Cancer awareness groups, Awareness programs and seminars are organized, people can get involved by spreading the awareness to their friends and family on social sites. and wear cancer awareness ribbons.