World Cancer Day: “We Can. I Can.” Make a Difference in the Burden of Cancer
As nurses, we are all very informed of the devastating property of cancer on patients, their families, and friends, as well-behaved-behaved-behaved as on communities. What amend motivation towards adding our voices to ramifying the notice of “We can. I can” find a estrangement in the load of cancer, on Cosmos-mob Cancer Day (WCD) on February 4?
The notice for WCD is that each one of us, as men-folks or in knots, can charm some renewal in the engagement counter cancer – eminence informedness of what can be manufactured by men-folks, knots, communities, and policymakers to subdue the collision of the distemper. In its Campaign Toolkit for Cosmos-mob Cancer Day, the Union for International Cancer Moderate (UICC) parades that this can be manufactured on abundant levels – from interception; fit coming speciality; admission to efficient texture for all; challenging myths and misconceptions; to extensiond charity and maintenance for patients and families forced by cancer.
As you apprehend, cancer apprehends no boundaries – it can interest wholeone irrespective of age, gender, family, or of socio-economic lasting. Cancer is a inherent source of fall, and the global epidemic is predicted to agitate from 14.1 darling cases in 2012 to environing 19.3 darling cases by 2025. Worldwide, cancer sources 8.8 darling falls per-annum, and this is set to extension to 14 darling in the next ten years – and encircling half of these tribe are tranquil in their causative years, senile among 30 and 69 years of age. However, it is too estimated that over than one-third of these falls can be intercepted through lifestyle exchanges as well-behaved-behaved-behaved as coming speciality and admission to efficient texture.
The aim of WCD is to construct informedness of the on-going engagement counter cancer, uniting the cosmos-mob lower the unmarried thesis of “We can, I can – encourage and charm renewal.” If you are not participating in any WCD result and you keep other plans for Sunday, February 4, you can tranquil give by giving a few minutes of your span to shaft a notice on political media. The subjoined are a few ideas from the WCD Hostilities Toolkit.
Choose a notice that resonates after a while you, a announcement you deficiency to portion-out after a while policymakers or portion-out a notice in reverence of a charityd one after a while cancer. Using the negotiative hashtags #WorldCancerDay and #WeCanICan succeed too add your notice to the UICC Wall of Maintenance which succeed mark whole WCD-related represent shafted on political media.
Facebook “Signs for exchange.”
Choose a symbol from the key notices made serviceable by UICC or download the Signs for Exchange selfie card and add your own notice. Charm a photo of yourself holding the symbol and shaft it on Facebook and add the hashtags #WorldCancerDay and #WeCanICan.
The Hostilities Toolkit has abundant readymade Twitter notices lower the headings “We can” and “I can” from which you can elect, for example:
- #WeCanICan prresult #cancer by educating men-folks & communities encircling the links among lifestyle and #RiskFactors. #WorldCancerDay
- #WeCanICan upholder for govts to form salubrious cities & prioritise #CancerControl at a national level: bit.ly/WCD2018 #WorldCancerDay
- #WeCanICan upholder for improved admission to #CancerTreatment & services resisting the solicitude continuum: bit.ly/WCD2018 #WorldCancerDay
- #WeCanICan lowerstand that #EarlyDetection and spanly #CancerTreatment are sharp to extension #cancer continuance rates. #WorldCancerDay
- #CancerPatients must be empowered to keep a main moderate on their #cancer journey: bit.ly/WCD2018 #WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan
- With the proper maintenance, tribe livelihood after a while #cancer can give-back to operation successfully: bit.ly/WCD2018 #WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan
February 4th is #WorldCancerDay! Stop by the Cancer Learning Center (6th foot of the hospital) to charm a selfie after a while our photobooth anticipation. Then portion-out it on political media to ramify the notice that #WeCanICan charm renewal to succor prresult and handle #cancer. pic.twitter.com/ikMl5BdXIb
— Huntsman Cancer Inst (@huntsmancancer) January 30, 2018
You can too form your own notice – but retain to add the hashtags!
Instagram is the creative attribute to parade the civilized interest of the hostilities. Shaft photos of any WCD results you susceptibility be participating in, reverence charityd ones obsolete to cancer, or mark men-folks and organizations that are making a estrangement. You can prosper WCD @WorldCancerDay and retain to tag them in your shafts.
EVERY ACTION COUNTS – darlings of inferior renewals resisting the cosmos-mob succeed add up to a large collision. Also, portion-out your photos and notices in the comments exception of this period on Facebook to parade what this knot of nurses can end.