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World Cancer Day is held each year on February 4 and it is bigger than any one cancer or event anywhere. This year’s campaign aims to debunk some of the many pervasive myths about cancer that can contribute to people’s feelings of hopelessness and desperation.
“World Cancer Day’s goal is to unite all people and cancer communities around the world in order to actually raise awareness around the disease as a single entity,” says Caroline Perréard, of the Union for International Cancer Control in Geneva, Switzerland. She continues, “The global cancer epidemic is huge and is set to rise. 1.5 million lives which would be lost to cancer, could be saved per year if decisive measures a