Tag: World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day: Hope for a Brighter Future!

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway! – Emory Austin Celebrated globally on 4th February to raise awareness of cancer as well as to encourage its prevention and treatment, World Cancer Day was institutionalized in 2000 at the first World Summit Against Cancer in Paris by the Union for International […]

World Cancer Day: The Battle Against Cancer!

When one hears the word cancer, no matter the details, the dreaded word frightens all. On occasion, the fear psychosis associated with the word may do more harm than the disease itself. People relate the term to circumstances of despair and doom, even if it may not be so. Much like in life, time is […]

World Cancer Day: Be Aware!

Cancer as a life-taker can never be overhyped. It is as a medical condition that can be terminal, or even when treated early may relapse. Cancer or any such medical condition affects not only the person suffering from it but also the near and dear ones. There are physical pain, mental agony, anguish and psychological […]

World Cancer Day: We Can! I Can!

As the world grows with technology, and as the economy is upgraded and expands, one thing that has been deteriorating is the health. One can’t deny the physical pain it brings along, despite being technologically treatable. I have seen my grandmother, grappling with pain, the harsh Chemotherapy and radiation therapies, the emotional breakdown seeing your […]

World Cancer Day: Kick the Butt!

Today, (4th February, 2016) as the world observes World Cancer Day, I came across a disturbing fact which highlights that India has one of the highest cancer rates in the world. Further, one of the top causes of cancer in India is tobacco. Now, I am not going to spew out statistics and figures regarding […]