World Cancer Congress

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2016 World Cancer Congress: From Paris “Mobilising action – Inspiring change”.

More than 3’000 cancer experts and leaders will travel to Paris to discuss the latest cancer trends and projections, address challenges together and meet their peers from around the world. 

The World Cancer Congress is an award winning conference* that is now acknowledged by the global cancer community as the leading international event in cancer implementation science. Delegates thrive on its programme's stimulating and innovative features which enable them to exchange best practices in a collaborative and inspiring environment. 

Join our proud hosts the French League Against Cancer and ALIAM for the 2016 World Cancer Congress to be held from 31 October to 3 November in Paris.


More about the programme

An engaging and innovative programme has been designed in collaboration with UICC’s members and partners, and will expose the Congress participants to a large choice of interactive sessions, lively debates, an ice-breaking breakfast, workshops, themed receptions, capacity building opportunities, all of which within the five cancer control tracks:
Track 1 - Stemming the tide: innovations in prevention and screening
Track 2 - Closing the gap: quality cancer treatment and diagnosis for all
Track 3 - Improving patient and family experiences
Track 4 - Strengthening cancer control: optimising outcomes of health systems
Track 5 - Empowering civil societies: building capacity for change - NEW!

Watch the video to find out why you should attend

CEO programme: a pathway for leaders conceived by leaders

For the first time this year, CEOs, Director Generals, Managing Directors are invited to participate to a dedicated and varied programme tailored to their needs and aimed at supporting them in their leadership role and help them address today's challenges in a fast changing environment. 

Keep visiting the Congress website for more info about the Congress programme.

The 2016 World Cancer Congress is organised by UICC and will be hosted by:


*The World Cancer Congress won the award of "Best Conference Development" at the 2016 International & European Associations Awards held in Berlin on 11 April 2016.