Experts Urge Govts to Focus on Prevention This World Cancer Day
Under the theme "I am and I Will" on this year's World Cancer Day, the World Health Organisation is urging nations to push for innovation on early detection, prevention, treatment and support of those who suffer from cancer. Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide, in 2018 alone it was responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths.
Residents of Eldoret mark World Cancer Day on February 4, 2016 (file photo).
Nairobi News, 4 February 2019
Nairobians commemorated the World Cancer Day by sharing emotional stories of how they lost loved ones to cancer. Read more »
New Era, 4 February 2019
As Namibia and the rest of the world observe World Cancer Day today, there is an urgent need for action to increase early-stage cancer detection, screening and diagnosis to… Read more »
Vanguard, 4 February 2019
The Wife of Ondo State Governor and Founder of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, (BRECAN) Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has called for concerted efforts to fight the scourge of cancer… Read more »
Nation, 4 February 2019
Experts are warning that the battle against cancer would not be won if the country continues focusing on treatment at the expense of prevention. Read more »
Premium Times, 3 February 2019
Dozens of Nigerians on Saturday marched from Transcorp through the Federal Secretariat road in Abuja to raise awareness on the menace of cancer in the country. Read more »
South Africa: Take Part in World Cancer Day
SAnews.gov.za, 30 January 2018
The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) has encouraged South African citizens to support the third year of the World Cancer Day campaign. Read more »