World Cancer Day 2016 #WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan

February 4th is World Cancer Day and this year it’s all about action. #WeCanICan

World Cancer Day is about exploring ‘how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer’ ( It’s a day to make people aware that their actions, like smoking, can play a part in them potentially getting cancer, but also, that people can take action if they or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer – Ask For Support.

Goal of World Cancer Day

To get as many people as possible around the globe to talk about cancer on 4 February


This year they’re encouraging everyone to join the ‘Talking Hands’ social media campaign and show their messages, their support and what actions they’re taking, on their hands. Find out more on how to join the campaign with their toolkit.

To find out what we can do and what you can do, for yourself and others, check out

About Claire Thorndyke

Claire is an experienced marketing professional within the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. With over 7 years of experience, she has worked in creative and strategic roles to develop marketing campaigns, product launches and international conferences.
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