Myths

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World Cancer Day 2014 (4 February 2014) focused on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer, under the tagline “Debunk the myths”.

Want a sneak peak at next year's campaign?

Check out the theme and areas of focus for the 2015 campaign here.

What is World Cancer Day about?

World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease.

For the 2014 Campaign 2014, we focused our messaging at a global level on the four myths above. In addition to being in-line with our global advocacy goals, these overarching myths left a lot of flexibility for members, partners and supporters to adapt and expand on for their own needs.

With thanks to the following partners for their support of the 2014 campaign:

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