International Community Marks World Cancer Day
U.N. News Centre: On World Cancer Day, U.N. says ‘goal must be equitable access for all patients, in all countries’
“As the international community pauses on World Cancer Day to remember the millions of preventable deaths caused by the disease, the head of the U.N. agency that contributes nuclear techniques to fight cancer said [Wednesday] that a huge percentage of the world’s cancer deaths occurring in developing countries can be prevented…” (2/4).
Xinhua News: Ghana commemorates 2015 World Cancer Day
“Ghana joined the rest of the international community Wednesday to commemorate the 2015 World Cancer Day. … The WHO Country Director, Magda Robalo, said many lives could be saved in Africa if appropriate investment was made in raising public awareness on the early signs and symptoms of common cancers…” (2/4).
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