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Attendees network and discuss at the World Cancer Congress 2022

UICC unites cancer professionals and policy makers in premier events like the World Cancer Congress and World Cancer Leaders’ Summit and raises awareness and catalyses personal, collective and government action through World Cancer Day.

World Cancer Day 4 February

World Cancer Day is the one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic. It takes place every year on 4 February.

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World Cancer Congress

A biennial event, the World Cancer Congress serves as a platform for discourse and advocacy as well as a learning and sharing opportunity for our members and partners around the world.  

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World Cancer Leaders' Summit logo on navy blue background

The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit is a major biennial high-level policy meeting dedicated exclusively to furthering global cancer control.

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World Cancer Congress 2024

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World Cancer Day 2025

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World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2025

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24 June2024
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Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
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17 September2024
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19 September2024
Geneva , Switzerland
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Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
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Latest news about UICC events

UICC leads discussion on AMR's impact on cancer care at UN side event in New York

A British-Indian woman, Dr Sonali Johnson of UICC, delivers a speech at a podium with UN logos on a backdrop behind her
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Patient organisations work to improve equity in cancer care on World Cancer Day

Participants sitting on chairs at an exhibit to give voices to people with cancer listening to a doctor
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On 4 February 2024, the world took action to close the care gap

Project Pink Blue celebrate World Cancer Day
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This World Cancer Day, UICC issues a call to action and offers actionable recommendations to close the care gap

Cover and inner page of UICC's World Cancer Day 2024 Equity Report
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World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2023 – Cancer control in a changing world

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World Cancer Day 2023 demonstrates the power of collective action

Branded World Cancer Day flag on the Mont Blanc bridge in Geneva for World Cancer Day 2023
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World Cancer Day 2023 Impact Report

"Close the care gap": a campaign addressing inequity in access to cancer care.

The World Cancer Day campaign continued to make great progress in its second year, celebrating real-world successes and driving the momentum in the fight for equitable outcomes in cancer care for all.

 

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World Cancer Day 2023 Impact Report
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Cover of World Cancer Congress 2022 Report
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Quotes from participants

About World Cancer Day

"It was a wonderful experience for us (staff and students at CPUT) and we have learnt a lot about how to offer such activities in the future. We received very positive feedback and the activities were a success in many aspects...You will see that we used the World Cancer Day materials - sincere thanks for that.”
About the World Cancer Congress 2018

“The World Cancer Congress 2018 enabled the cancer community to develop new collaborations, share practical case studies and learn from top experts in all aspects of cancer control. We were able to share knowledge and interact with colleagues from around the world, gaining new perspectives on what we, as a community, can do to reduce the cancer burden over time.”

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Friday 03 May 2024

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