World Cancer Day 2020
National Cancer Awareness Day – Symptoms, Causes and Types: Cancer is the leading cause of deaths due to diseases. Despite all efforts, there is no reduction in the number of cancer patients. World Cancer Day is celebrated every year on 4 February, just so that people can be told about the harm caused by cancer and to make people more and more aware. It is believed that by 2030, the number of cancer patients may be more than 10 million.
What is cancer?
The uncontrolled growth of a group of cells in the body is cancer. When these cells affect the tissue, cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Cancer can occur at any age. But if the cancer is not detected at the right time and is not treated, it can increase the risk of death.
Why is World Cancer Day celebrated?
Before this, World Cancer Day is celebrated to make the common people aware of the cancer prevention measures and dangers for detection or prevention. Generally, a person suffering from cancer is considered hatred and untouchable by the common people. There are various types of social myths related to cancer in common people, such as living with or touching a cancer victim, they can also get this fatal disease. This day is also celebrated to end such a myth. Due to this, it is celebrated to create general awareness about all the reality of cancer like symptoms and treatment, etc.
Various programs are organized on this day to show the people that the person suffering from cancer should not be treated separately, they should have the right to live like a common man in the society and no relationship should be changed for them Want Their wishes should be fulfilled by their relatives, even if they are unlikely to live. It is very important that they should feel good like a normal person and should not feel as if they are being given some treatment because they are about to die. They need to feel self-respect and a normal environment in their society and home.
The common person should refrain from sharing excessive stories of failure or their failure with cancer victims as their pain and fear can become unbearable for them. To make their journey easy and happy or to defeat cancer and to boost their morale, to feel energetic and to give them self confidence, they should tell some positive stories.
According to statistics, it is worth noting that most cancer cases and deaths (47% and 55% respectively) occur in less developed regions of the world. If it is not controlled, by 2030 it could reach a more dangerous level. That is why it is very important that it be controlled in every corner of the world.
During this program, people are encouraged to be good about their good lifestyle, controlled diet, regular physical activity, and weight management to reduce the risk of the presence of cancer. They are encouraged to get rid of their alcohol addiction, unhealthy diet, and physical stability.
There are many types of cancer.
You will be surprised to know that there are more than a hundred forms of cancer. Such as breast cancer, cervical cancer, brain cancer, bone cancer, bladder cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, uterine cancer, kidney cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, stomach cancer, thyroid cancer, oral cancer, throat cancer, etc.
Causes of cancer – Causes of cancer
There are many types of cancer and each cancer has different causes. But there are some main factors that can make anyone at risk of cancer. These factors are-
- Weight gain or obesity.
- No more physical activity.
- Excessive consumption of alcohol and drugs.
- Avoiding a nutritious diet in cancer.
- Do not include exercise in your routine.
History of world cancer day
Celebration of World Cancer Day in Geneva, Switzerland in 1933 under the control of the UICC (Central International Cancer Control) and with the help of various other renowned cancer societies, research institutes, treatment centers, and patients groups.
Na was initiated. To control and fight this deadly disease, the World Cancer Day program was established to fulfill all the requirements.
According to a report, it is worth noting that more than 12.7 million people have been diagnosed with cancer and 7 million people die from the disease every year. To protect against the risk of this infectious disease and to follow its precautionary steps, instruct people to check its symptoms as well as to save millions of lives from cancer. February 4 has been set up specifically to teach them about proper eating, regular and proper physical activity, and to learn how to prevent carcinogenic elements or conditions etc. to spread awareness among people about cancer.
Common myths and facts about cancer
Here are some common myths and facts about cancer among common people, which are very important to remove and to get control over it, one has to understand its reality very well.
- People generally think that cancer tissue is only a matter of health when it is not.
- Common people understand that cancer is a disease of the rich and old, whereas it is a global and infectious disease that can happen to people of all ages.
- The common man feels that suffering from cancer is like a punishment, but now most cancers are curable.
- Common people feel that cancer was in their destiny whereas in 30% of cases it can be cured and prevented for the whole life.