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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. 

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    Leadership, 4 February 2019

    Cancer, as an ailment, is deservedly attracting the attention of not only health authorities but also individuals who have had encounters, directly or indirectly, with its mortal… Read more »

Residents of Eldoret mark World Cancer Day on February 4, 2016 (file photo).

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  • World Cancer Day

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    SABC Digital News
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    SABC Digital News
    Publication Date:
    4 February 2019

    This is a day set aside by the United Nations....Many initiatives nationally and globally to mark this day and one of the is the Pink Drive. From the ... see more »

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