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Written on 29 August 2018 , by pulmonologippds , in category Activities, News, slide

2018 WORLD LUNG CANCER DAY

Themes: Honor, Unite, Inspire

Lung cancer is one of the most cancer in the world, more than breast, colon, and prostate cancer united. Approximately, there is 1 in 5 death caused by cancer generally. In 2012, there are 1,8 million cases of new lung cancer. The ammount of cancer cases is 1,8%, and the mortality is 17,8%. Lung cancer is a preventable disease.

World lung cancer day is celebrated every August 1st , that was established by The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). The 2018 World cancer day anniversary themes is honor, unite, inspire. In commemoration of 2018 World Lung Cancer Day, Indonesian Respirology Society Malang Branch will hold several activities, such as lung cancer counceling through radio broadcasting and in pulmonology outpatient clinic, also distribution of leaflets and keychains for patients of pulmonology outpatient clinic, Let’s care and unite to early detect and treat lung cancer.

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