A truly global event taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer.

It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action.

Penny Egan from Cancer Council Tasmania tells David Wood This year’s World Cancer Day theme is “We Can. I Can”, highlighting how communities and individuals can  help to reduce cancer burden.