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WHO – global cancer cases to increase by 60 percent

The World Health Organisation recently released a report on the World Cancer Day, February 4. It has warned that cancer cases would rise by 81 percent in low and middle-income countries by the year 2040, due to lack of investment in prevention and medical care. By 2040, overall cancer cases in the world would rise ..

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World Cancer Day observed on February 4

World Cancer Day is organized by the Union for International Cancer Control and celebrated every year on February 4, from 2000. This year the theme of the campaign is ‘I am and I will’. The World Cancer Day campaign was first created in the year 2000, and this year’s is the 20th edition of the ..

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WHO report: Cancer Cases to increase by 81% in 2040

While the world marked World Cancer Day on February 4, 2020, the World Health Organization released its report on Cancer. Highlights According to the report, the cancer cases will increase by 81% by 2040. This is mainly due to lack of investment. The report says that it is essential to invest 25 billion USD in ..

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February 4: World Cancer Day

The World Cancer Day is being marked annually on February 4 by the Union for International Cancer Control. The day is being marked from 2008. The day is observed by the United Nations as well. The theme of this year’s World Cancer Day is Theme: I am I will This theme is being followed for ..

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WHO launches first biosimilar medicine to treat Breast Cancer

On December 18, 2019, the World Health Organization launched its first biosimilar medicine to treat breast cancer. The WHO intends to make the expensive, life-saving treatment affordable for women all over the world. Highlights WHO launched a biosimilar medicine “Trastuzumab” in order to treat breast cancers. It is an antibody that shows high efficacy in ..

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