#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: World Cancer Day 2018

In honour of World Cancer Day 2021


Today is World Cancer Day with the theme, ‘We can. I can.’ The question being posed today is how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.

I have heard people say that they don’t need to be screened. They feel if they get screened, the doctors must find something wrong with them! 😀 Honestly, much as we (doctors) would like to feel we’ve got a lot of powers, trust me, we do not manufacture cancer in people to amuse ourselves. There’s nothing remotely amusing about cancer, right? L

Then, I’ve heard others say, that if you know you’ve got cancer, then worrying about it will send one to an early grave even before the disease! Okay, this is one place where ignorance is not bliss! If one screens for cancer and this is caught early, treatment is possible and the…

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