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World Cancer Day: How You Can Get Involved

Did you know that cancer kills more people worldwide than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined? Today is World Cancer Day – an annual event organized by the Union for International Cancer Control to raise awareness for a disease that affects millions of people around the globe. Activists say the event is meant to help dispel the myth that cancer is only a concern for industrialized nations, rather than developing countries. The scary truth is that cancer rates are increasing in developing nations – for a variety of reasons.