ISLAMABAD: Nuclear Medicine, Oncology & Radiotherapy Institute (NORI) will observe World Cancer Day here on Tuesday to raise awareness about cancer and to encourage its detection, prevention and treatment and at the same time honor all those who have personally faced cancer.
February 4 has been marked World Cancer Day by UICC (International Union against Cancer) to raise collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge about cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease.
Theme of World Cancer Day for 2014 is “Debunk the myths”. In this regard, a seminar followed by a walk will be organized by the Oncology Department of NORI to raise awareness about cancer.
There will be participation from all walks of life included to officers and staff of NORI, teachers, students, patients and their attendants will also join hands against the menace of cancer.