World Cancer Day: Patients with cervical cancer, who continue their pregnancy, should be closely monitored until delivery. Advanced medical science has enabled gynecologists to remove cancerous cervix while preserving the womb.
On World Cancer Day, several Bollywood stars, including Sonali Bendre and Tahira Kashyap, shared their story of fighting cancer. Some stars remembered how their family members stood strong against cancer.
World Cancer Day: In India, it is estimated that about 50,000 children between the age group of 0 to 19 years are diagnosed with cancer each year. The cure rate is high overall and about 90 per cent of children with some forms of cancer can be cured.
And as Cancer recurrence struck, he not only had to deal with the pain, he also had to cope with the anger, distress and self-doubt. But with a zeal to fight back, he adapted himself to the new scenarios.
For 2016 to 2018, the theme for observing World Cancer Day is 'We Can. I can.' Under this theme, people are expected to, individually and collectively, understand and work towards lessening the impact and harmful effects of the condition globally.
Spearheaded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), World Cancer Day is observed under the tagline “We can. I can”, which explores how everyone — as a collective or as individuals — can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.