World Cancer Day is a memorable date celebrated annually on February 4 . Proclaimed by the International Union Against Cancer (International Union Against Cancer) (UICC). The purpose of this international day is to raise awareness of cancer as one of the most terrible diseases of modern civilization , to draw attention to the prevention, detection and treatment of this disease.
International Cancer Protection Day points out to the public the challenges facing the world in the fight against cancer and encourages UICC politicians and organizations to treat cancer as a political priority.
It is known that the occurrence of 43% of cancers could be prevented with the help of such norms of healthy behavior as:
- Protecting access to smoking , the fight against this phenomenon.
- Physical activity, balanced, healthy food.
- Vaccination against viruses that cause liver and cervical cancer
- Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and tanning beds .