World Cancer Day is celebrated every year on February 04 to create awareness about cancer. Created in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a positive movement for everyone, everywhere to unite under one voice to face one of our greatest challenges in history.
The ‘I Am and I Will’ theme is an empowering call-to-action urging for personal commitment and represents the power of individual action taken now to impact the future.
The World Health Organization says that one third of cancer-related are due to the five leading behavioral and dietary risks: high body mass index, low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of physical activity, tobacco use, and alcohol use.
“The first step to fight cancer is to be happy. I feel when it comes to fighting cancer, 50 percent cure can be attributed to medication and another 50 percent to will power”- Cancer survivor Anurag Basu.