World Cancer Day 2023: 4th February

  • World Cancer Day is observed on February 4 each year to create awareness about cancer and to encourage its identification, prevention, and treatment.
  • It is being observed with the slogan “close the care gap” — a call for equitable access to cancer care.
  • Blue and Orange are the official colors for world cancer day 2023.
  • This day originated on 4th February 2000 at the first World Summit Against Cancer, which was held in Paris.