# World Cancer Day #

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Hello friends,

Yesterday was the ‘World Cancer Day’. It is organized every year by the union for international cancer control (UICC) to raise an awareness of the cancer in a positive and inspiring way.

One can say in general term that cancer is the last stage in any disease.

There are following key facts about cancer ..

  • 10 millionpeople die from cancer every year.

  • At least one thirdofcommon cancers are preventable.

  • Cancer is thesecond-leadingcause of death worldwide.

  • 70%of cancer deaths occur in low-to-middle income countries.

  • Up to3.7millionlivescould be saved each year by implementing resource appropriate strategies for prevention, early detection and treatment.

  • The total annual economic cost of cancer treatment is estimated atUS$1.16 trillion.

What is cancer.

  • Cancer is a broad term. It describes the disease that results when cellular changes cause the uncontrolled growth and division of cells.

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