Cancer can be averted by early diagnoses and healthier lifestyles. This was crux of the presentations of the eminent Oncologists at the seminar, held to observe World Cancer Day in Pakistan where the cancer specialists illustrated causes, treatment, symptoms and prevalence of cancer.
“Early detection means less invasive treatment, less trauma, less pain, less cost. In fact early disease detection is equivalent to curable disease” affirmed Dr. Badar us Salam, Consultant Surgeon.
“Tobacco, smoking, alcohol, inactive lifestyle, unhealthy diet, obesity, infections and sun exposure are some of the common causes of cancer that can be easily prevented by following healthy lifestyle and quitting bad habits” suggested Dr. Badar us Salam.