World Cancer Day puts spotlight on major public health problem

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Cancer treatment

World Cancer Day is observed on 4 February each year to draw attention to this serious public health problem.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer kills more than 7.5 million people a year and there are 13 million new cases of cancer every year.

WHO says that cancer is not only a problem in developed countries but also in low and middle income countries.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

Duration: 2’45″

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