World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day comes on February 03 of every year. It is a day to raise awareness among the peoples about cancer, how to detect it and how to treat it. World Cancer Day is a day to honor the people who are fighting and who have been died to this dreadful disease. People, Businesses man’s, Government, and Non-Government organizations work together on that Day to help the general publics to learn about the different types of cancer, how to prevent them and how to treat them. Hence it is a day to raise awareness to the peoples about cancer and its preventive measures.
“Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart and it can not touch my soul.” – Jim Valvano
History of World Cancer Day
Union For International Cancer Control (UICC) founded the World Cancer Day in 2008 to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration. The main aim to create this day is to reduce the illness and deaths caused by cancer by the year 2020. According to the Statement of WHO (World Health Organisation), nearly 84 million peoples were died due to cancer in the year 2005-2015. Cancer mostly attacked countries with Low-income and medium-income. World Cancer Day is one of the parts of World Cancer Campaign, and it responds to the Paris Charter adopted on February 4, 2000, at the World Summit Against Cancer for the New Millennium. It knows for a grand alliance between health-care professionals, governments, researchers, industry partners and the media’s to fight against cancer. There are lot os symbols are used to promote the fight against cancer. For Breast Cancer Awareness, Pink Ribbon will be utilized, and for the recognition of Child Cancer Awareness, the Orange Ribbon Will be used.
How to celebrate
Celebrate the World Cancer Day by spreading the awareness to the people about the different types of Cancer, prevention measures and how to treat that disease. Various events will be organized by Government and Non-Governmental Organisations to promote the fight against the Cancer. To spread awareness in Social Media’s people can use #WorldCancerDay.
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