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lundi 15 février 2016
International Childhood Cancer Day 2016: 15 February 2016 ! Supported by Ronning Against Cancer, Ronald Tintin, Lyna Hussein and Super Professeur.
Childhood Cancer Day 2016: 15 February 2016 ! Supported by Ronning Against
Cancer, Ronald Tintin, Lyna Hussein and Super Professeur.
Childhood Cancer Day is celebrated annually on 15 February to raise awareness
and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, survivors and
Each year, more than 150,000 children are
diagnosed with cancer – a
disease that touches all regions of the world and impacts countless families
and communities. With access to quality care, more than 80% of children with
cancer can survive, living full and healthy lives. However, many children in
low-income and middle income countries do not receive or complete care, and, as
a result, over 90% of childhood cancer deaths occur in low resource settings.
A global response is
needed to give every child the best chance of surviving cancer free – to raise
awareness, improve access, better understand why and where children are
diagnosed with cancer through cancer registries, and offer the best possible
treatment, palliative care and support for children and their families. WHO has
expanded the WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines with additional medicines
to treat childhood and adult cancers.
This will help promote
access to low cost, high impact treatment. WHO has also provided guidance on
caring for children with cancer inWHO
guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with
medical illnesses. These initiatives lay the groundwork for broad
Childhood Cancer Day, we pause to recognize contributions from advocates around
the world and call for renewed collaboration to care for children with cancer