Friday, April 16, 2021

4 February World Cancer Day विश्‍व कैंसर दिवसA Leading International Awareness Day

❇️4 February

🎗World Cancer Day
     विश्‍व कैंसर दिवस
A Leading International Awareness Day

Theme - "I am and I will"

💠Started in - 2000

💠Causative agents - Chemical or toxic compound exposures, Ionizing radiation, pathogens

💠Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread

💠Risk factors: Tobacco, obesity, poor diet, lack of physical activity, excessive alcohol, certain infections


1. Carcinomas: Begins in the skin or the tissue that covers the surface of internal organs and glands

2.Sarcomas : Begins in the tissues that support and connect the body.

3. Leukemia :  A cancer of the blood


🔷BARC Develops India’s first indigenous Ruthenium 106 Plaque to treat Eye cancer 

🔶In a first, WHO commits to eliminate cervical cancer globally

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