Inequities in cancer care cause specific populations in the U.S. and worldwide to bear a more significant burden of disease than the general population, based upon barriers. These barriers to prevention and care have long existed but were undeniably exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. February 4 marks World Cancer Day, which
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Talking to others about our health isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to cancer. However, many cancer survivors take comfort in sharing their stories and hearing the stories of others. “Every cancer story is unique, just like every cancer is unique” says Elizabeth Creech, Digital Marketing Manager at SAS.
Amid historical and structural barriers, “quality cancer treatment for all” is a simple credo that is not easy to put into action. Cancer is recognized as a leading cause of death, accounting for more than 10 million deaths globally in 2020, according to the World Health Organization. Globally, people with
Cancer touches nearly everyone. You probably know at least one person who's been diagnosed with cancer -- many of us know many more than one. It's the second leading cause of death worldwide, behind cardiovascular disease. World Cancer Day is observed this year on February 4, and is meant to