World Cancer Day – History, Facts

World Cancer Day
2019 World Cancer Day

On 4th Feb, Sunday is World Cancer Day, When organizations around the World unite to raise awareness about cancer and work to make it a global health priority. It assumes that nearly 8 million people worldwide will die from cancer in one year. One of the most visible events marking the occasion in America will be in New York. The colors blue and orange are those of the Union for International Cancer Control and by this organizes World Cancer Day. All the people think about how we can remove the cancer disease in the world. Though they decide a day of cancer that is called cancer day. on this day Many events organize on how to fight cancer through screening and early detection, by quitting smoking and by urging public officials to make cancer issues a priority.  World Cancer Day is intended to increase global awareness of cancer. It originated in 2000 at the first world summit against Cancer in Paris.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day
2019 World Cancer Day

Facts of  World Cancer Day

  • Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and is responsible for many deaths in 2015.
  • Cancer-causing infections, such as hepatitis  are responsible for up to 25 percent of cancer cases in low- and middle-income countries
  • Tobacco use is the most important risk factor for cancer and other lungs disease. It is responsible for approximately 22 percent of cancer deaths.
  • Around one-third of deaths from cancer are due to high body mass index, low fruit and vegetable intake, tobacco use, and alcohol use etc.

World Cancer Day 2019

World Cancer Day 2019
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Many people in the world eat unnecessary thing that’s the cause of cancer. The main reason for the cancer is tobacco and some alcoholic drinks that affect our body. People don’t think about their body disease. They ignore the minimus disease.  An organization dedicated to increasing global cancer awareness coordinates World Cancer Day and is supported in this effort by WHO and other international organizations is The International Union Against Cancer (UICC),.

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