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World Cancer Day – February 4, 2014

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Here is an exciting link to a map of events taking place today on World Cancer Day

Debunk the Myths,

Sign the Declaration… I did!

Overarching Goal: There will be major reductions in premature deaths from cancer, and improvements in quality of life and cancer survival rates.To reach these targets we will take action to:

Target 1: strengthen health systems for effective cancer control

Target 2: Measure cancer burden and impact of cancer plans in all countries

Target 3: Reduce exposure to cancer risk factors

Target 4: Universal coverage of HPV and HBV vaccination

Target 5: Reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer

Target 6: Universal access to screening and early detection for cancer

Target 7: Improve access to services across the cancer care continuum

Target 8: Universal availability of pain control and distress management

Target 9: Improve education and training of healthcare professionals

I will be posting this on this blog and my DO*CARE*ACT Blog also.  Thank you.

God Bless You and Peace to You All and Always!

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Author: Cherie Klinger @ Accessoire Jewelry

Lover of the Arts * Supporter of handmade artisans *

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