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World Cancer Day: Know More About Cervical Cancer

Feb 03, 2017 07:56 PM IST health and fitness health and fitness

A global event taking place on February 4 every year, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer with an aim to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action.

Dr Neerja Bhatla shares more about cervical cancer that claims thousands of lives in India every year. She sheds light on the causes and symptoms of cervical cancer and precautions that should be taken since this is one form of cancer that is both preventable and treatable. A leading scientist, Dr Sankaranarayanan from International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO has also said that it is possible to eliminate the disease.

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