I join the rest of my ACS CAN team in renewing our personal commitment to fighting cancer in recognition of World Cancer Day.
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We have the opportunity to end deaths from cervical cancer. Through increasing access to preventive vaccinations and supporting diagnostic screening and testing which improve opportunities for the early detection and treatment of the disease, we can eliminate a cancer.
We can end deaths from cervical cancer. It’s a simple, but perhaps unknown fact that cervical cancer can be prevented and treated successfully at a very low cost. Yet, an estimated 528,000 women develop cervical cancer globally each year, and nearly 266,000 women die from the disease. Where you live should not determine if you live. As part of our global campaign, we’ve created a visual concept featuring a young girl, Grace.
February 4 is World Cancer Day -- a day when the world unites to reduce the impact that cancer has on individuals, families and communities by raising awareness and pressing governments across the world to take action against the epidemic.