World No Tobacco Day

134128418-Quit-smoking_51ae76fa8dbbb-300x199Every 31st of May, The World Health Organisation (WHO) marks World No Tobacco Day, to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use, and advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers succumbing to second-hand smoke.

Lung cancer, which can be associated with smoking tobacco, is one of the most common causes of cancer death for men and women in Australia.

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Give a boost to cancer research on World Cancer Day

Today the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) is uniting with thousands of supporters fighting against cancer across the globe for World Cancer Day.

Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 84 million people will die of cancer between 2005 and 2015 without intervention.

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