World Cancer Day / Saturday February 4th 2017
Cancer affects people of all ages and locations. Currently, 8.2 million die worldwide from cancer each year. Cancer and other health risks increase exponentially with age. Nearly half the population who suffer from cancer are elderly (69 and older). With the rise of older Americans and increase of life expectancy, cancer may soon replace heart disease as the leading cause of death.
#WorldCancerDay is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness and put cancer in the media spotlight. World Cancer Day is operating under the campaign “We can. I can.” and aims to explore how to make an impact and reduce the global burden of cancer.
Learn more how you and other groups can make a difference #WeCanICan.
Together, We Can:
Inspire action, take action
Create healthy schools, workplaces and cities
Support others to return to work
Improve access to cancer care
Shape policy change
Build a quality workforce
Make the case for investing in cancer control
Join forces to make a difference
Make healthy lifestyle choices
Understand that early detection saves lives
Ask for support
Return to work
Take control of my cancer journey
Love and be loved
Make my voice heard
Dr. Kay got her medical education in Brazil.
Dr. Kay also has a master degree in Film and Television from UCLA and has been an adviser for medical television shows.
Dr. Kay is very active in the Health Industry. She is a member of the American Board of Home Care, the National Association of Home Care, CAHSAH, California Association of Health Services at Home. She co-chairs the education committee for the Down with Falls Coalition. Dr. Kay is in the speaker’s bureau for the coalition helping educate health care professionals and the community on fall risks, diabetes, adverse drug reaction, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, dehydration and nutrition, etc…. for older adults.
Dr. Kay was nominated by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) as the Remarkable Woman of 2008.
Dr. Kay is actively involved in many philanthropy and non-profit organizationssuch as the American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen, the Philharmonic Society, Women Helping Women, Youth Employment Services, E-Women, Women Sage, Plasticos Foundation, CIELO and others.
Dr. Kay’s passion is to assist seniors to live long and thrive in the comfort of their own home.
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