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World Health Organization and vaccine group back 'critical' cervical cancer shots

World Health Organization and vaccine group back 'critical' cervical cancer shots

Nonetheless, inventions after another rendered them curable but such did not halt the proliferation of even more lethal diseases, like cancer.

In terms of risk factors and awareness, Croatia is ranked among the worst, while in terms of screening, diagnostics and therapy, it is in the top third of developed countries.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that an effective awareness campaign against cancer is very important to effectively treat this crippling disease.

Blood appearing in wee or poo can also be a sign of colon cancer or prostate or bladder cancer. In 2015, there were 680,000 new stomach cancer cases and 500,000 deaths, accounting for almost one-third of all cancers in China.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), about 24.6 million people live with cancer worldwide and at least 17 people die every minute from cancer. We define "early detection" as the detection of cancer, or pre-cancerous states, at the earliest possible point at which an intervention might be made in order to lead to a better patient outcome.We need novel technology, including sensors, biochips and nanotechnology, to improve how we image and detect cancer, and we need multidisciplinary teams to develop the technology and ultimately to implement it in the appropriate clinical context.

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"We all know that early diagnosis and treatment is crucial to increase the chances of a good outcome for patients, but now nearly one in five patients are missing crucial cancer waiting times". While malaria can now be suppressed through administration of curative drugs, and mitigation measures like sleeping under treated mosquito nets; cancers when detected at advanced stage have proven hard to remedy.

Regular drinking in any amount raises the risks, with the survey estimating that daily consumption of two units caused one extra woman out of every 50 to suffer from breast cancer. Since 1990, approximately 6 million people in Japan have attended the screening for stomach cancer annually, and gastroscopy is a mandatory part of health check-ups for people aged 40 or above.

Secondary prevention is mainly through screening. In observance of World Cancer Day on 4th February, which is themed "I Am and I Will", aims at spreading awareness about different types of cancers, so millions of deaths can be prevented, and treatment can be sought on time. The government must make policies to build a national cancer prevention and control system and emphasize on individuals' role in cancer prevention.

If there is a loss in appetite in spite of you not being unwell, it is necessary to see a doctor as lack of appetite is another cause for cancer. Around £1.5bn of this is the cost to the NHS of mark-ups on cancer drug prices to cover research and development (R&D) costs. We are in the midst of a technological revolution that is providing new insights into human biology and cancer.