Cancer rates could further increase by 50% to 15 million new cases in the year 2020This is definitely not a good news, since every year, there has been many report about this and it's growing, meaning that more and more people died from many case of cancer.
Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide: it accounted for 7.9 million deaths (around 13% of all deaths) in 2007.
There has been a lot of campaign to reduce cancer by doing some activities below:
- Reduction of tobacco consumption. Tobacco remains the most important avoidable cancer risk. In the 20th century, approximately 100 million people died world-wide from tobacco-associated diseases
- A healthy lifestyle and diet can help. Frequent consumption of fruit and vegetables and physical activity can make a difference.
- Early detection through screening, particularly for cervical and breast cancers, allow for prevention and successful cure.
Even though it's deadly, there has been a lot of effort to solve this problem. One of the organizations who fight for Ovarian Cancer is BioCancell by developing BC-819 and H19.
For those who wanted to have a first look on the solution provided by BioCancell, please have a look on Biocancell ovarian cancer clinical trials info.
It would be better to know your enemy before it attacked you, just like a good quote from Sun Tzu: If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.