Sumary of WHO Have Released A Plan To Eradicate Cervical Cancer Once & For All:
- However, as awareness and accessibility for smear tests increased over the last 40 years the number of people who die from cervical cancer decreased significantly..
- Having a pap smear may feel intimate and embarrassing but it the best way to protect you against cervical cancer..
- They’ve outlined that vaccines, tests, and treatments have to be made more widely available in order to have a fighting chance of eradicating cervical cancer..
- There also a plan to ensure that nine in ten girls are vaccinated for cervical cancer by the time they turn 15..
- Chief executive of the Union for International Cancer Control, a global organization that raises awareness for the fight against cancer, Dr. Cary Adams said, “it’s almost impossible to overstate the importance of this global strategy..
- For the first time in history, the world could see the elimination not only of a cancer but of a non-communicable disease.”.
- Around the world, the WHO estimated that 570 000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer and about 311 000 women died from the disease in 2018..
- In 2020 the American Cancer Society estimated that around 13,800 new cases of invasive cervical cancer would be diagnosed and 4,290 women would die from the condition….