409 known cases of Cancer of the period 2016-2020, so says Federal Minister of Health 

409 known cases of Cancer of the period 2016-2020, so says Federal Minister of Health 

Last Thursday (February 4th), St. Kitts and Nevis joined the rest of the world in observing World Cancer Day. 

 

This year’s theme was “I am and I Will”.

 

The Day is observed annually on February 4th to raise awareness of Cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. 

 

In light of World Cancer Day, the Federal Minister of Health, the Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett issued an address and provided this information:

 

 

The Minister also stated the age groups of the cases:

 

 

With reference to the data provided, Mrs. Byron-Nisbett urged SKN’s populace to not be complacent, as Cancer affects all:

 

The Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett.