World Digestive Day 2019


World Digestive Day this year will focus on Early Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Cancer.

Did you know that 4 of the 7 most common cancers are from the digestive system. Because of this the World Gastroenterology Organisation and The WGO Foundation have chosen the theme for this year's World Digestive Health Day campaign to be the Early Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Cancer. Like most cancers, to avoid the risk there are some key things to do: early detection, screenings, and treatment which can reduce the number of deaths caused by cancer. We need to increase the awareness among low- and middle-income countries where 70% of cancer deaths occur. Read more about it here:

http://www.worldgastroenterology.org/wgo-foundation/wdhd/wdhd-2019?utm_source=Hootsuite&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=WDHD2019_HTMLBlast1_%23WDHD2019_%23GICancer_03-18-19


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