On World Cancer Day, the Institute of Public Health in Ireland is highlighting some key facts on the relationship between cancer and health inequalities.
World Cancer Day takes places today – February 4th – and is an initiative that unites the world in the fight against cancer. The event aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer
Health inequalities influence the risk of developing cancer, survival rates and treatment. Some of the key facts relating to cancer on the island of Ireland include: