The World Cancer Day 2016 is celebrated on February 4. The initiative, promoted by the World Health Organization, is designed to promote proper communication and cancer prevention.

The World Cancer Day is intended as a way to deal with the delicate issue of the fight against cancer with a proactive and positive spirit, presenting the encouraging data related to survival to the disease and promoting healthy lifestyles.

The reduction of risk factors through a healthy diet and healthy behaviors, but also with an eye to prevention through participation in programs of visits and findings that may help identify the disease at an early stage and by promoting access to treatment and quality care to all patients without discrimination.

To learn more, see the official website of the initiative.