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El año pasado, el día mundial contra el cáncer logró más de 14.000 menciones en los medios en 145 países, entre prensa escrita, en línea y radio y televisión

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Día Mundial contra el Cáncer 2019: Expertos internacionales piden medidas urgentes en pro de la detección temprana del cáncer

Lunes, 4 de febrero – El Día Mundial contra el Cáncer de 2019 señala la necesidad de tomar medidas urgentes para potenciar la detección, el cribado y el diagnóstico del cáncer en sus fases iniciales con el fin de mejorar significativamente las probabilidades de sobrevivir de los pacientes con cáncer. Bajo el lema «Yo Soy y Voy A», el Día Mundial contra el Cáncer, liderado por la Unión Internacional Contra el Cáncer (UICC), pretende incitar a las personas, a la comunidad de la salud y a los gobiernos a aumentar la concienciación pública y el acceso a la detección temprana, al cribado y al diagnóstico.

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Día Mundial contra el Cáncer 2019: Expertos internacionales piden medidas urgentes en pro de la detección temprana del cáncer

Lunes, 4 de febrero – El Día Mundial contra el Cáncer de 2019 señala la necesidad de tomar medidas urgentes para potenciar la detección, el cribado y el diagnóstico del cáncer en sus fases iniciales con el fin de mejorar significativamente las probabilidades de sobrevivir de los pacientes con cáncer. Bajo el lema «Yo Soy y Voy A», el Día Mundial contra el Cáncer, liderado por la Unión Internacional Contra el Cáncer (UICC), pretende incitar a las personas, a la comunidad de la salud y a los gobiernos a aumentar la concienciación pública y el acceso a la detección temprana, al cribado y al diagnóstico.

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Global Superstar Musicians Pledge Support On World Cancer Day | Press release

Monday 4 February 2019 – World Cancer Day: Leading musicians have come together for this World Cancer Day – a global awareness raising initiative by the Union for International Cancer Control - joining the global campaign to boost public health awareness and action against cancer. In a bold, emotional and inspiring video montage marking the day, artists including Grammy winner Alessia Cara and TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2018 honouree Shawn Mendes, as well as luminary will.i.am, Billboard’s Hot 100 chart topper Halsey, singer, songwriter and actress Sabrina Carpenter and Chinese-Canadian superstar Kris Wu share their support and commitment. Cancer survivors Taboo, rapper and member of Black Eyed Peas, and the visionary Nile Rodgers also participate alongside Puerto Rico’s record breaker Luis Fonsi, whose long-time friend and former publicist was diagnosed with breast cancer. 

World Cancer Day’s 2019-2021 campaign theme is ‘I Am and I Will’, an empowering call for personal commitment and action taken now to reduce the growing burden of cancer. Kicking off the first year of the new campaign, artists from around the world took the opportunity to show their support by committing to inspire action in their own lives and the lives of those around them. 

Read the full press release here (English)

UICC President, HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, makes official visit to Ghana on World Cancer Day | Press release

31 JANUARY, Kumasi, Ghana – On the occasion of World Cancer Day, a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, will make her first official visit to Africa as President of UICC from 2 – 6 February.

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Cobertura de noticias

2019

Español

El número de casos de cáncer en España aumenta un 12 por ciento en los últimos cuatro años – ABC España

Día Mundial contra el Cáncer: 10 datos sobre la enfermedad en España – AS

La tasa de curación de tumores pélvicos avanzados supera el 70% – El Mundo 

Día Mundial contra el Cáncer: ¿cuáles son las barreras del acceso a la salud en la Argentina? – infobae

Aragón planta cara al cáncer con prevención, detección precoz y mejoras asistenciales y tecnológicas - 20 Minutos

Lo que podemos -y debemos- hacer para prevenir el cáncer – Clarin

El cáncer mató en 2018 a más de 33.000 personas en el Perú – El Comercio

Realizarán campaña gratuita de despistaje contra el cáncer en Pueblo Libre – Perú21

Cada año se diagnostican en Navarra cerca de 3.400 casos de cáncer, el 59% en hombres – 20 Minutos

Madrid. alcorcón iluminará de color verde el escudo del ayuntamiento para conmemorar el día mundial contra el cáncer – El Economista

Inglés

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented? – The Independent

World Cancer Day 2019: Celeb Nutritionist Nmami Suggests 15 Superfoods Which Can Help Fight Cancer – NDTV

High cost, low awareness tied to rise in breast cancer cases? – The Times of India

Why early detection is vital in helping survive cancer – ABC News

Hope heals: Inspiring the fight against cancer – The Times of India

BBC presenter who ignored leukaemia symptoms begs others not to make same mistake – Mirror

World Cancer Day 2019: Facts, theme and everything else you need to know – Newsweek

Call for early detection of cancer – The Hindu

Jordanian Princess To Grace World Cancer Day Celebration In Kumasi – Classic Ghana

On World Cancer Day, we list what to eat – The Times of India

Is weight loss a sign of cancer - Early signs and symptoms of cancer – TimesNowNews.com

Cancer: No longer a death sentence in Rwanda – The New Times

Francés

"Le cancer est une maladie sociale, lorsque les traitements sont terminés, on porte les stigmates sociaux", selon la Ligue contre le cancer – France Info

Aider et conseiller les personnes atteintes de cancer, une belle initiative au CHU de Saint-Étienne – LCI

Journée mondiale de lutte contre le cancer : quels sont les taux de guérison ? – France bleu

Cancer : ces frais cachés assumés par les malades – RTL

Dernières nouvelles du cancer – France culture

Contre le cancer du col de l'utérus, l'OMS juge le vaccin "sûr et indispensable" – Huffpost

"70% des morts du cancer viennent des pays en développement" Fathma Guenoune – BBC Afrique

Journée mondiale contre le cancer – Top Santé

La Clinique de Valère à Sion s’engage contre le cancer ce lundi – Le Nouvelliste

Otras lenguas

Umgang mit Krebs – "Es gibt viel Raum für Zuversicht" – Spiegel Online

Weltkrebstag - Huml ruft die Bayern zur Vorsorge auf – Focus Online

Dr. Öznavruz: Her 4 kadın kanserinden biri meme kanseri – Hürriyet

Kanserde Değiştirilebilir Risk Faktörlerine Dikkat! – Haberler.com

 

2018

On World Cancer Day, why we must speak up about silent cancers – The Telegraph

World Cancer Day: Survival rates rising; Appeal for everyone to reduce risk – Irish Examiner

World Cancer Day: Five People Affected By Cancer Share Their Moving Stories – Huffington Post

Why should the poor die young? Closing the gap in cancer outcomes – The Guardian

Cancer survival rates improving across Europe – Euronews

A reflection on this week’s headlines, on World Cancer Day – Huffington Post UK

For These Deserving Fans, the Super Bowl Gets Crossed Off the Bucket List – Sports Illustrated

Developing New Cancer Treatments Is Vitally Important, But So Is Looking After Cancer Survivors – Forbes

We’re making real progress against cancer. But you may not know it if you’re poor. – Vox

Comunicados de prensa de todo el mundo

Miembros de la UICC

Australia

Cancer Australia

Early detection of colorectal cancer results in almost 100% patient survival 

Today on World Cancer Day, Cancer Australia has released national data on cancer survival by stage at diagnosis* for colorectal (or bowel) cancer, which shows five-year survival is 99% if detected at stage 1. 

Under the theme of ‘I Am and I Will’ World Cancer Day 2019 highlights the need for early stage cancer detection to significantly improve cancer patients’ chances of survival. World Cancer Day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year. 

Read the full press release here

España

Federación Española de Cáncer de Mama (FECMA)

Communicado de la Federación Española de Cáncer de Mama (FECMA) con motivo del Día Mundial del Cáncer

Madrid, 01 de febrero de 2019.- Con motivo del Día Mundial contra el Cáncer, que se celebra el 4 de febrero, la Federación Española de Cáncer de Mama (FECMA) y las 45 Asociaciones de Mujeres con Cáncer de Mama que la integran y que son parte activa del movimiento asociativo de pacientes, se unen a la campaña “World Cancer Day”, de la Unión Internacional Contra el Cáncer (UICC), de la que forma parte nuestra Federación, bajo el lema “Yo Soy y Voy A”, para reducir la carga global que representa esta enfermedad, promover una mayor equidad y asegurar que el control del cáncer sigue siendo una prioridad en la agenda mundial de salud y desarrollo.

Lea la declaración completa aquí

Estados Unidos

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

On World Cancer Day, National Comprehensive Cancer Network Announces National Endorsements for Guidelines to Improve Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA [February 4, 2019]—The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) announces formal endorsements from the governments of Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Tanzania for the NCCN Harmonized GuidelinesTM for Sub-Saharan Africa, while joining cancer leaders across the globe to raise awareness and take action for World Cancer Day on February 4. 

Read the full press release here

Singapur

Singapore Cancer Society

Singapore Cancer Society & Partners Celebrate World Cancer Day on 4 February 

  • Over 30 organisations pledge commitment to raise greater awareness and fight against cancer 
  • Special video to be released on 4 February, 12pm showcasing organisations’ and individuals’ empowering messages to champion cancer awareness and prevention
  • The only city to have 5 buildings light up in support of World Cancer Day 2019* 

Singapore, 28 January 2019: Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) commemorates World Cancer Day this year with the support from over 30 organisations who have come forward to pledge their commitment to raise greater awareness, support the community, and fight against cancer.

Read the full press release here

Sudáfrica

PinkDrive

Today, City of Joburg in partnership with PinkDrive commemorated World Cancer Day by providing health screening to residents of Alexandra, East of Johannesburg. The event mobilised and empowered residents of East bank and surrounding communities with knowledge around cancer as well as screening opportunities.

Read the full statement here

Suiza

La ligue contre le cancer, Suisse

Communiqué de presse de la ligue contre le cancer, Suisse  – Le 4 février 2019, c’est la Journée mondiale du cancer

Berne – 22 janvier 2019 - Avec sa campagne sur les réseaux sociaux, la Ligue contre le cancer encourage à bouger. Les personnes atteintes d’un cancer peuvent déjà bénéficier des bienfaits d’une activité physique pendant la thérapie et la phase de réadaptation. À l’occasion de la Journée mondiale contre le cancer, et en partenariat avec des associations et organisations sportives régionales et nationales, la Ligue contre le cancer incite les gens à bouger plus. En effet, le mouvement permet de prévenir cette maladie et d’en réduire les effets indésirables.

Lire le communiqué de presse en entier ici

Internacional

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

IARC: “HPV vaccination is safe, effective, and critical for eliminating cervical cancer”

Lyon, France, 4 February 2019 – The latest figures from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) show that an estimated 570 000 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed worldwide in 2018, making it the fourth most common cancer in women globally. Every year more than 310 000 women die from this preventable disease, and about 90% of these deaths occur in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs).

Read the full press release here

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Australia

Icon Group

Local cancer centre first in state to deliver cutting-edge radiation therapy treatment for advanced brain cancer

Icon Cancer Centre Hobart has delivered its first stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT) treatment, an advanced technique used to treat, small well-defined brain tumours, including tumours that have spread from a primary cancer. The centre is the first oncology care provider in Tasmania to apply this precision treatment technique to brain tumours.

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Australian-first technology in Toowoomba continues to make a difference this World Cancer Day

A Dalby patient has become the 200th person to receive treatment on Australasia’s first Varian Halcyon system at the Radiation Oncology Centre (ROC) in Toowoomba. The Halcyon system is the latest in radiation therapy technology and was installed at ROC in October 2017. On World Cancer Day, the machine has treated over 200 patients, and delivered more than 5,800 treatments. The machine has the capacity to treat up to 50 patients a day and its pioneering technology simplifies every aspect of treatment, to deliver pinpoint precision and speed, alongside providing greater comfort to patients.

Read the full press release here

This World Cancer Day Icon Cancer Centre celebrates one year of delivering world- class care to Mackay

Since opening at the beginning of 2018, Icon Cancer Centre has brought comprehensive, cutting-edge cancer care to Mackay’s backyard and has saved patients and their families over 355,000 kilometres of travel; that’s equivalent to 22 trips around Australia.

Read the full press release here

Local breast cancer patients can now benefit from innovative heart protecting technique this World Cancer Day

Icon introduces cutting-edge radiation therapy technique previously unavailable in the region

A new treatment technique at Icon Cancer Centre in Rockingham is protecting patient’s hearts from radiation doses during left-sided breast cancer treatment.

Read the full press release here

Kenya

Merck

Merck continues to empower Kenyan women through “Merck More than a Mother” and “Merck STEM for Women and Girls” programs

“Merck More than a Mother” supports infertile women through access to information, health and change of mindset.

“Merck STEM Program for Women and Girls” starts today in Kenya. Merck inaugurates “OLYMPIC School” where they equipped the library with a computer lab as part of their program “STEM for Women and Girls” in Africa.
Nairobi, Kenya, March 3, 2017 – Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announces their commitment to empower Kenyan women through their” Merck More than a Mother “and the start of “Merck STEM for Women and Girls” programs.

Read the full press release here

Estados Unidos

Pfizer

The Union for International Cancer Control and Pfizer announce new phase of global grants initiative supporting metastatic breast cancer patients

New phase of the SPARC MBC Challenge aims to expand the reach of the programme to 10 additional organisations, bringing the total to 50 cancer organisations in countries around the world, including India, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Greece, Australia and Nigeria, among others.

Geneva (Switzerland), February 4, 2019 – In conjunction with World Cancer Day, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Pfizer Inc. announce the third round of the Seeding Progress And Resources for the Cancer Community (SPARC): Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Challenge: their pioneering grants initiative designed to support the implementation of projects worldwide that address the specific needs of women with metastatic breast cancer in local communities – many of which extend beyond treatment.

Read the full press release here
 

 

Otra

En el Día Mundial contra el Cáncer, expertos internacionales piden medidas en pro de la detección temprana para un aumento significativo de la supervivencia de los pacientes

Caudete (España), El Lunes, 4 de febrero, Día Mundial contra el Cáncer 2019, señala la necesidad de tomar medidas urgentes para potenciar la detección, el cribado y el diagnóstico del cáncer en sus fases iniciales con el fin de mejorar significativamente las probabilidades de sobrevivir de los pacientes con cáncer. Bajo el lema «Yo Soy y Voy A», el Día Mundial contra el Cáncer, liderado por la Unión Internacional Contra el Cáncer (UICC), pretende incitar a las personas, a la comunidad de la salud y a los gobiernos a aumentar la concienciación pública y el acceso a la detección temprana, al cribado y al diagnóstico.

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Москва – 4 февраля, World Cancer Day 2019 4 февраля - Всемирный день борьбы с онкологическими заболеваниями 

World Cancer Day отмечается с 2005 года по инициативе Союза международного контроля над раком (UICC) при поддержке Организации Объединенных наций, Всемирной организации здравоохранения и Международного агентства по изучению рака. 

Цель этого дня - привлечь внимание к проблемам злокачественных новообразований, их распространения, лечения и профилактики, побудить общество и правительства разных стран на принятие серьезных мер по выявлению, скринингу и диагностике рака на ранней стадии

Read the full press release here

AFRON Comunicato stampa 

4 febbraio 2019, Giornata Mondiale contro il Cancro – Il 4 febbraio è la Giornata Mondiale contro il Cancro e anche AFRON Oncologia per l’Africa Onlus intende far sentire la sua voce.
Obiettivo di questa giornata è quello di attirare l’attenzione sulla seconda causa principale di mortalità a livello globale.

Read full statement here

Canadian Nuclear Industry marks World Cancer Day

OTTAWA (January 4, 2019) – The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) is marking World Cancer Day by highlighting the important role nuclear technology plays in diagnosing and treating cancer.

On World Cancer Day, millions are urged to get active to help combat one of the world’s most deadly diseases. But every day, nuclear is on the frontlines in the battle against cancer.

“Canada has been a pioneer in the development of radioisotopes, saving millions of lives around the globe for over six decades in more than 80 countries,” said CNA President and CEO John Barrett. “Since the 1940s, our nuclear industry has demonstrated world-class nuclear expertise and achievements, leading to significant advancements in medical imaging, cancer therapy, and diagnostic development.

Read full statement here

Fadia Survive & Thrive Cancer Association commemorated the World Cancer Day

As part of its continuous cancer awareness and health advocacy initiatives in Kuwait, Fadia Survive & Thrive Cancer Association proudly organized ‘Together we are Unstoppable in fighting Cancer: I Am and I Can’ awareness event and workshop dedicated to the World Cancer Day on February 4, 2019. World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control, the largest and oldest international cancer organization committed to taking the lead in uniting the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden.

Read the full statement here

Comunicados de prensa del día mundial contra el cáncer de otros años

Comunicado de prensa del día mundial contra el cáncer 2018

On World Cancer Day, cancer leaders call for equal access to reduce premature cancer deaths by 25% 

Saturday 3 February 2018 – World Cancer Day: On Sunday 4 February, World Cancer Day raises awareness of the millions of people world-wide facing unequal access to cancer detection, treatment, and care services. With cancer leaders, health professionals and supporters across the world pushing for urgent action to reduce the rate of premature cancer deaths globally, the day calls for diagnostic and treatment access to be prioritised.   

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Comunicado de prensa del día mundial contra el cáncer 2017

World Cancer Day: highlighting physical activity in the global fight against cancer

Worldwide cases of cancer predicted to reach 21.7 million by 2030

Saturday 4 February 2017 – World Cancer Day: Geneva, Switzerland - Today, on World Cancer Day, millions are urged to get active to help combat one of the world’s most deadly diseases. Under the banner ‘We can. I can.’ the day will encourage people to be more active - in every sense - in the fight against a disease that, in less than two decades, will directly affect up to 21.7 million1 people per year.

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Comunicado de prensa del día mundial contra el cáncer 2016

World Cancer Day 2016: millions to take action against the world’s most deadly disease

Thursday 4 February 2016 – World Cancer Day: Geneva, Switzerland – Cancer will kill more than eight million people worldwide this year, which is equivalent to the entire population of New York. Half of these will be people of working age (30-69 years old).

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