Thursday, February 4, 2010

World Cancer Day - 4th Feb 2010 - Thanks Sathish Shile for Nice Write up on this occasion

Inspiring words for cancer victims

Soon you can listen to Randy Pausch's The Last Lecture in Kannada too. S Umesh, who translated the book into Kannada and published it, is bringing out an ...

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World Cancer Day

4 February 2010

Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world. WHO estimates that 84 million people will die of cancer between 2005 and 2015 without intervention.

Each year on 4 February, WHO supports International Union Against Cancer to promote ways to ease the global burden of cancer. Preventing cancer and raising quality of life for cancer patients are recurring themes.

This year's theme, “Cancer can be prevented too”, focusses on simple measures to prevent cancer such as:

Related links

- WHO guide for effective cancer control
International Union Against Cancer
More about cancer

The Last Lecture of Randy Pausch - A Review in Suddigiduga Daily 31-10-2009

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