World Cancer Day

Día Mundial Contra el Cáncer
Día Mundial Contra el Cáncer
Día Mundial Contra el Cáncer
Día Mundial Contra el Cáncer

When is World Cancer Day?

On February 4, World Cancer Day is celebrated, one day we would like it not to exist, the truth. That would mean that we would have finished this damn "bug." Cancer is a disease that scares and is diagnosed with more than 277,000 people a year in Spain, but that affects us all in one way or another. Therefore, today we do not simply want to launch a message of strength, union and struggle.

Overcome cancer

Have you ever noticed the word cancer shares the same number of letters as the word overcome? And, in addition, have you seen that 4 of its 6 letters are placed in the same position? Within this fearsome word "cancer" another fills with strength and brightness hides: "Beat". overcome cancer This is ... you will win. We will win.

What is the symbol of the fight against cancer?

Throughout the year, each type of cancer has its own day of memory and is associated with a certain color. Surely the best known is pink, which is identified with breast cancer, but there are many other colors represented in fabric or loop -shaped jirs. For example,
  • Yellow is associated with childhood cancer
  • Purple represents pancreatic cancer, testicular, and also to people who have survived this disease
  • Violet symbolizes stomach cancer or esophagus
  • Green represents liver cancer
  • Bluish green refers to gynecological cancers
  • Blue is the color of those who suffer from colon cancer.
  • Orange is the color in support of leukemia and kidney cancer
  • Black identifies with skin cancer
  • White with lung cancer

How to join the fight against cancer?

If you want to collaborate in the fight against cancer you can participate in the project "Solidarity scarf". A handkerchief designed by Judit Mascó and Clàudia Valsells to raise funds for women's cancer research. Solidarity scarf Natura 100% of the benefits are allocated to research.