The purpose of this Day is to draw public attention to this problem.
World day against cancer (World Cancer Day), or the world cancer day celebrated on 4 February, is an annual event organized by the International anticancer Union (International Union Against Cancer, UICC) since 2005. The purpose of this Day is to attract public attention to this global problem, recall how dangerous and prevalent now cancer. Cancer is always a tragedy. But experts claim that in our time are well known causes of cancer, and it gives you the opportunity to prevent about one third of new cases. Upon detection of the cancer in the early stages of possible successful treatment.