National Cancer Awareness Day 2022

7th November, 2022

Every year on November 7th, India commemorates National Cancer Awareness Day 2022.

This day is significant because it informs people about the serious dangers of cancer.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The situation of cancer patients is a serious threat to India.

The National Cancer Control Program, established in 1975 to facilitate cancer treatment in the country.

It was a significant step in the country's fight against this deadly disease.

The plan's approach was revised ten years later, in 1984-85, to focus on early cancer detection and prevention.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, first declared National Cancer Awareness Day in September 2014.