World Cancer Day 2022
February 4th every year is celebrated as World Cancer Day to spread awareness about the deadly cancer disease. Cancer is the second main cause of death across the globe and therefore it is important to spread awareness about this deadly disease. World Cancer Day is declared as a “global uniting initiative” by the UICC or Union of International Cancer Control. This 4th day of 2nd month of the year is aimed to discard myths about cancer and to get away with the prejudices dealt by the cancer patients in their life. Besides, World Cancer Day is meant to reduce the fear of cancer disease by inspiring people with cancer survivor stories broadcast on different channels year to year.
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World Cancer Day 2022 Theme
Like every year, this year too World Cancer Day has a theme. The interesting theme of World Cancer Day 2022 is ‘Close the Care Gap’. This unusual theme of World Cancer Day 2022 is all about understanding the need for cancer care and identifying the global discrepancies in cancer care. This year on World Cancer Day 2022, we are expecting to understand what is the gap that prevents cancer patients to access the essential medical services and treatments to win their battle against cancer.
Get Inspired by Cancer Survivor Stories
There is nothing better than getting inspiration to win over the cancer battle from the brave cancer survivors. This World Cancer Day, we aim to acquaint you with cancer survivor stories.Their stories will be motivational and help you to bridge the gap in your cancer care. A cancer survivor can be your best guide to help you deal with your mental health amidst all the cancer treatments, chemotherapies, and prejudices faced by society.
Today, on Friday, 4th February at 7:00 p.m. as part of Cancer Day Special, join us live on Insta Live. Grab the opportunity to meet Mr. Jayant Kandoi, the only Indian to defeat cancer 6 times speak about his experiences to fight this deadly disease. Also, get insights from Dr. Rekha, an eminent Radiation Oncologist on how to fight cancer effectively and detect the early cancer signs.
Mr. Jayant Kandoi – The Six-Times Brave Cancer Fighter
Get knowledge as well as inspiration from the powerful stories of Mr. Jayant Kandoi, the six-time cancer survivor, who fought it every time with courage and hope. He was in class 10th when he was first diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer. It was difficult for him to accept the truth at such a young age of mere 16 years, but he chose to overcome his fear to fight against it.
Dr. Rekha Arya – An Eminent Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Rekha Arya is the consultant in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Yashoda Cancer Institute, Sanjay Nagar, Ghaziabad. She has a rich experience of 10 years in the field of radiation oncology. Dr. Rekha is a dynamic doctor, who has been helping cancer patients recover with radiotherapy. Her knowledge of cancer care is immense and she has many publications about the same to her credit.
So, stay tuned and don’t forget to catch them live on Insta Live for the World Cancer Day Special