20,000 Jiading residents to get colorectal cancer checks

Shanghai’s Jiading district began its second round of examinations for colorectal cancer among residents in late March. The project will continue until 2016, and involve 48,000 residents in total. About 20,000 residents will be examined this year.

In addition to the enteroscopy, Jiading district will also spread knowledge about the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer to help residents get a thorough understanding of the disease, and blood tests to encourage residents to pay more attention to their health.

2014 World Cancer Day: Focus this year to “Debunk the Myths”

This year, World Cancer Day falls on February the 4th. And the focus this time round will be on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Dispel damaging myths and misconceptions about cancer, under the tagline “Debunk the myths”. Read more