Jan 22, 2019, 7:48 PM
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Cancer prevention ways to be taught at Tehran metro

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA – Ten desks are to be set up at Tehran metro to teach the passengers the ways to prevent cancer, according to an official at Tehran Municipality.

Zeinab Nasiri, the director of Health Department of Tehran Municipality, said that the scheme will be part of the campaign against cancer in the National Week of Fight Against Cancer.

She said that video clips will be screened on Metro LCDs and graphic signs will be displayed at wagons and platforms to help inform citizens about cancer prevention ways.

Cancer is the third leading cause of death in Iran, she said, adding that over 85,000 Iranians get infected with cancer each year.

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