World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day is led by the Union for International Cancer Control to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008.
World Cancer Day targets misinformation, raises awareness, and reduces stigma. Multiple initiatives are run on World Cancer Day to show support for those affected by cancer. World Cancer Day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer, and pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action against the disease.
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Some Inspiring words for Cancer Fighters on this World Cancer Day
You are Braver than you believe,
Stronger than you seem,
smarter than you think,
and twice as beautiful as you’d have ever imagined.
when you are dealing with Cancer, a daily dose of inspiration may make a big difference in your outlook on life. Share these inspiring words with a fighter in your life to lift them higher during their journey to fight cancer.
Precautions and Preventions to adapt This World Cancer Day
- Do not use Tobacco. Using any Type of Tobacco puts you on Collision course with cancer
- Maintain a healthy weight and be physically active.
- Protect yourself from Direct sunlight (Specially in Summers)
- Get Vaccinated
- Avoid Risky Behaviors
- Get Regular Medical Care.
World Cancer Day is marked by the international cancer community, governments and individuals around the world. Each year, more than 900 activities take place in over 100 different countries, with the day itself a trending topic on Twitter.
In recent years, cities have begun to support the day by lighting up important landmarks in orange and blue. In 2019, 55 landmarks in 37 cities participated in the landmark lighting initiative. At least 60 governments officially observe World Cancer Day.