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Caroline Manzo & More Celebs Tweet About World Cancer Day

Tue, February 4, 2014 6:40pm EDT by 3 Comments
World Cancer Day
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Feb. 4 is World Cancer Day and some of our favorite celebs took to Twitter to remember loved ones lost to cancer, celebrate cancer survivors, and support those fighting the deadly disease.

Stars such as Caroline Manzo, Katie Couric and The Little Couple star and cancer survivor Dr. Jennifer Arnold all took to Twitter to raise awareness for World Cancer Day on Feb. 4. See what they had to say right here!

World Cancer Day — Katie Couric & More Celebs Raise Awareness On Twitter

Jen Arnold had the most touching tweet on World Cancer Day! The reality star, who announced on Feb. 4 that her cancer is now in remission, also took to Twitter to share the exciting news with her fans.

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo tried to make an impact on World Cancer Day by posting photos of herself completely makeup-free and holding “I Stand Up For” cards with the names of cancer survivors and victims. What a wonderful way to participate! Here’s what she and other celebs had to say:

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World Cancer Day Aims To Reduce Cancer Deaths By 2020

World Cancer Day was founded in 2008 by the Union for International Cancer Control, in an effort to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer by 2020. A description on the World Cancer Day website reads:

World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease. From a global level, we are focusing our messaging on the four myths above. In addition to being in-line with our global advocacy goals, these overarching myths leave a lot of flexibility for members, partners and supporters to adapt and expand on for their own needs.

So HollywoodLifers, how are you participating in World Cancer Day? Let us know in the comments below!

— Tierney McAfee

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