World Cancer Day-04-02-2020


World Cancer Day is organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated each year on 4 February.

It aims to rally the international community to end the injustice of preventable suffering from cancer.

The theme for 2020 is “I can, we can” which acknowledges that everyone has the capacity to address the cancer burden.

International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) was created in 1965 by a resolution of the World Health Assembly, as the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization.

The objective of the IARC is to promote international collaboration in cancer research.

It comprises 27 member countries. India is a member of it.

It is Headquartered at Lyon in France.

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