This is one of activities in the contagious disease and non-communicable disease prevention project of the health and population sector’s major program in 2018.
As per the Globocal’s figure, the world has 18.1 million fresh cases of cancer and 9.6 million cancer –relating deaths in 2018.
Simultaneously, the Southeast Asian country has 300,000 living people who are diagnosed with cancer. In 2018, around 164,671 fresh cancer cases have been reported and more than 114,800 people succumbed to the disease.
So far, cancer patients are cured if they detect the disease at early stage.