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If it can’t get any better, you should stop – says a proverb. Yet, there are counterexamples. A successful health awareness campaign needs to be continued unconditionally, for example, even if many people already noticed it. World Cancer Day, taking place annually at February 4th, is one of these campaigns.
World Cancer Day 2014 continues the campaign’s streak from 2013 and sets out to debunk popular myths about cancer. They are contrary to well-founded public knowledge about the disease. World Cancer Day 2014 deals with these myths:
Current research can help reaching the objectives. Read more about cancer and research in imaging in our current Topic of the Month:
Topic of the Month February: Cancer - Looking for the Tumor
At MEDICA.de we found some news items for you that deal with research and healthcare politics concerning cancer:
Cancer: Longer Screening Intervals with HPV-based Tests
Cancer: Does Europe Have Enough Medical Oncologists?
Breast Cancer Risk: Angelina Jolie's Preventive Mastectomy Raised Awareness, But Not Knowledge
Cancer: Increased Attention to Risk from Silica
Diabetes: Certain Drugs Lower Women’s Cancer Risk
Cancer: Large Differences in Survival between European Countries
Cancer: A Step towards Personalized Chronotherapy
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