Month: March 2015

PREVENTING CANCER: THE ROLE OF VACCINES

The 2015 theme for World Cancer Day (February 4) is ‘Not Beyond Us,’ which takes a proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that the solutions are available and accessible. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one-third of cancer is preventable, another one-third is curable and the last third can have good quality […]

CERVICAL CANCER AS AN ICON OF HOPE AND HOPEFULNESS

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer epitomizes the cost-effectiveness of investing in preventive health care.  Cervical cancer is the easiest of all cancers to prevent. Cervical screening is the best cancer screening test in the history of medicine and most cost effective of all medical screening tests. The screening is painless and takes […]