World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day is the ideal opportunity to spread the word and raise awareness of cancer in people’s minds. This global event takes place every year on 4 February and aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by encouraging individuals to take action.
Key Cancer Facts
10 million people die from cancer every year.
At least one third of common cancers are preventable.
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide.
70% of cancer deaths occur in low-to-middle income countries.
Up to 3.7 million lives could be saved each year by implementing resource appropriate strategies for prevention, early detection and treatment.
The total annual economic cost of cancer is estimated at £1trillion.
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