Monday marks World Cancer Day

Illustration – Shutterstock | Teguh Mujiono

Illustration – Shutterstock | Teguh Mujiono

The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. Multiple initiatives run on World Cancer Day to show support for those affected by cancer. Its theme for 2019 is "I am and I will".

This is followed by breast cancer at 1,131 cases, colorectum cancer (cancers of the rectum and the colon) at 838 cases, stomach cancer at 803, and liver cancer with 737 new cases. With one-fifth of the world's population, China now takes up 22 percent of new cancer cases and 27 percent of cancer deaths worldwide.

In Croatia, there are 170,000 people who had cancer at one point in their lives. Unfortunately, today in Kenya and most African countries, cancer is being diagnosed very late when treatment is less effective, "said Korir".

Of course, the situation is also in the change.

The survey found that the rates of alcohol-related breast cancer are much higher in North East than the average for England.

The remaining 90% of those left over will develop a cancer symptom, such as a seizure resulting from a brain tumour or a lump resulting in breast cancer and will consult their GP. While "cancer of poverty" has not yet been fully controlled, "cancer of affluence" has already hit the country.

It is essential to be aware of one's risk of Cancer and get screened for early detection, which helps protect you and prevent the Cancer from developing.

Asciak said that more European Union and national funds need to be allocated to activities and long-term campaigns raising awareness for cancer. In 2015, there were 680,000 new stomach cancer cases and 500,000 deaths, accounting for almost one-third of all cancers in China.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and is estimated to account for 9.6 million death in 2018. Ithighlights the need for urgent action to increase early stage cancer detection, screening and diagnosis to significantly improve cancer patients' chances of survival.

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Cancer remains a major threat to public health across the world that marked Cancer Day on Monday.

About 23,000 people are diagnosed with and about 11,000 die of cancer in Croatia every year.

The writer is Consultant Medical Oncologist at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre.

Regular drinking in any amount raises the risks, with the survey estimating that daily consumption of two units caused one extra woman out of every 50 to suffer from breast cancer.

How will China deal with the serious problem of cancer?

Secondary prevention is mainly through screening. The government must make policies to build a national cancer prevention and control system and emphasize on individuals' role in cancer prevention.

It is also commensurate with the conviction that people in low- and middle-income countries should be at no greater risk of cancer and associated mortality than those anywhere else in the world.

"Cancer death rates have decreased by more than 10% in the last decade, and early detection is crucial to this". Bangladesh Oral Cancer Society President Professor Dr Matiur Rahman Molla presided over the event and urged the media to raise awareness among the public about oral cancer and its causes. By doing so, we can prevent and control cancer with lower costs.

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