• Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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Ending cancer of apathy

By: Eastern Eye Staff

MORE EDUCATION AND AWARENESS IS NEEDED TO PREVENT GLOBAL RISE IN RATES OF ILLNESS by SIR HARPAL KUMARFormer chief executive ofCancer Research UK CANCER is a challenge for us all. And now, more than ever before, tackling the disease has be­come a global public health issue as more people live longer. Cancer rates among Asian people, both in the UK and in Asia, are partly explained by differences in life expectancy and other factors such as smok­ing, obesity and infection rates. At the moment, cancer rates are lower in countries like India, com­pared to western economies like the UK, and the…

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