Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of World Cancer Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to his Twitter handle to spread awareness about the deadly disease.
“Let us all pledge to join the global fight against cancer by promoting a healthy lifestyle that reduces risks and by creating more awareness about it,” the CM tweeted.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) February 4, 2019
World Cancer Day, organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated each year on 4 February, to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day was founded by the UICC to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008.