What’s it about?
By raising awareness worldwide, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) continues to strive for a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and people can access life-saving treatment and care – no matter who you are and where you live.
Created in 2000, World Cancer Day has united in one voice to grow awareness, improve education and facilitate personal, collective and Government action to continue to fight for a healthier, brighter world without cancer.
Why the theme ‘I Am and I Will’?
This year’s theme is about you and your commitment to act. It’s about the belief that through our positive actions, together we can reach the target of reducing the number of premature deaths from cancer and non-communicable diseases by one third by 2030.
This year is a reminder of the enduring power of cooperation and collective action. When we choose to come together, we can achieve what we all wish for – a healthier, brighter world without cancer.
What can we do?
This year is different – due to social restrictions around the world, World Cancer Day is asking for people to think outside the box. We have attached a link to their official Website so you can easily access some inspiring ideas on how we can all show that positive actions matter.