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Today is the World Cancer Day
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Today is the World Prostate Cancer Day
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World Cancer Day: We can. I can.

Today is the World Cancer Day

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Today is the World Cancer Day, a key date on the calendar to make visible the importance of medical research, necessary to find new and better treatments that contribute to increase the healing capacity and decrease the side effects of the disease.

This month, some of the companies that collaborate with us, have joined the cause and show their commitment with people with cancer and with the medical research.

logo_BonPreuEsclatFor example, through the Charity Round Up all the customers of Bonpreu i Esclat can make a micro-donation and collaborate with AFANOC to improve the life quality of children with cancer through leisure.

logo_ticketmasterBut they are not the only ones.  Ticketmaster España, for example, offer to all who buy a ticket, the option to add 1€ for charity and collaborate with AECC to guarantee the coverage of basic needs of patients with cancer at risk of social exclusion.

logo_hawkersAlso Hawkers collaborates with the cause. They have launched a new project in which they invite their customers to make a micro-donaton and collaborate with Cris Contra el Cáncer to contribute to improve the current medical therapies.

Finally the customers of bonÀrea have raised more than €46,500 to collaborate with child cancer research through the creation of the new Pediatric Cancer Center, leaded by SJD Sant Joan de Déu.

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Worldcoo Team

Today is the World Prostate Cancer Day

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Coinciding with the World Day of Prostate Cancer, which is celebrated today June 11, this month of June, Ticketmaster clients can collaborate with the fight against prostate cancer when they buy their tickets.

It is the 2nd most common type of cancer among men; During the past year, more than 30,000 new cases were diagnosed.

logo_aeccThe Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer develops several projects to alleviate the impacts of this disease with support, accompaniment and prevention. At the same time, it carries out different research projects with the aim of reducing incidence and mortality.

drOne of the research projects carried out with the aim of reducing the incidence and mortality of people with this type of cancer is the one leaded by Dr. Anna María Margalef, from the Institut d’investigació de l’Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron (VHIR).

Now, Ticketmaster customers have the opportunity to collaborate with them by donating a solidary euro when buying their tickets. Through all the donations collected, the AECC may continue the study carried out.

All donations made this June can be followed live HERE.

Worldcoo Team

 

World Cancer Day: We can. I can.

Today 4th of February is World Cancer Day, a day where all the world is awareness about a disease which this year will kill more than 8 million of people around the world. Today millions of people join against a disease that knows no boundaries and it claims more lives worldwide.

Cancer is a process of growth and uncontrolled expansion of cells. It can appear in practically everywhere of your body. Many kinds of cancer would be able to prevent avoiding body exposure to common risk factors, for example, to snuff smoke and sunshine.

Luckily, through surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy a big percentage of different kinds of cancer can be cured, especially, if the cancer is detected in an early stage. For this reason, the earlier prevention and detection are fundamental to finish with this disease.

The highest rates of mortality because of this disease are given by the lack of early detection of the disease and the difficulty people have in accessing to available treatments. For this, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) asks the government to urgently reaffirm their commitment with the following “essential measures” that can help to save lives:

  • Vaccine program implementation in order to prevent infections that cause cervical or liver cancer.
  • Have more access to early detection program, to cancer screening tests of cervical, breast or intestine and have a follow-up treatment.
  • Improvement of taxes, regulation and tobacco control.
  • Pain relief and palliative care to all cancer patients.

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According to World Cancer Day, Cris Cancer Foundation has announced that this 2016 it is going to donate one million euros to research projects in different hospitals, centres or institutes because Cris Cancer Foundation believe that the research is the way to overcoming the disease.

Today’s society is ever more conscious about the fact that the research has an essential role in the eradication of cancer and they know that in Spain we are in the queue of investment. For this reason, people wants to donate their money to top projects having results in our country because cancer is a disease that involves everybody, most of us meet somebody who suffers this disease.”- Marta Cardona, director of Cris Cancer Foundation

From Worldcoo, we encourage you to collaborate with Cris Cancer Foundation to help to end with a disease that affects us all. One way to do that is donate 1€ each time you make a purchase in Dreivip (for more information about the project click here).

Under this year’s theme, “We can. I can” the World Cancer Day give the opportunity to reflect and thinking about what we want to do in order to commit us and take action. Go to www.worldcancerday.org and discover all the things WE CAN do and all the things I CAN do against cancer.

The Worldcoo team.

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