🎗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
🧬TYPES OF CANCER🧬
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