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08:00 to 15:00

RoomCrown Towers
World Cancer Leaders' Summit
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09:00 to 16:00

RoomTBD
UICC Master Courses
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13:00 to 16:00

Room211
Workshop: What’s your story? The power of entertainment education & storytelling to achieve public health objective
Chaired by:
Mona Saraiya (United States)
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15:00 to 19:00

RoomGlobal village
Opening of the Global Village and the Registration
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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17:00 to 18:00

RoomGlobal village
Welcome Reception
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18:00 to 19:00

RoomPlenary #2
2014 World Cancer Congress Opening Ceremony
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07:00 to 07:45

RoomMeeting point - Registration desk
Morning Yoga Class
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07:15 to 08:15

RoomClarendon room D&E
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia - Breakfast - Resolving the PSA testing controversy
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08:30 to 10:00

RoomPlenary #2
Plenary Day 1 - Sustainable health systems
Chaired by:
Sanchia Aranda (Australia), Mei Krishnasamy (Australia)
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10:00 to 10:30

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Bupa Morning Healthy Break
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RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Morning Break
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10:00 to 11:00

Room209
World Cancer Congress Press Conference
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10:30 to 11:30

Room214
UICC Members' Regional Meeting - Convening the cancer community from the Commonwealth of Independent States (Russia and the Balkans)
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Room206 - Orange room
UICC Members' Regional Meeting – Convening the cancer community from Eastern Mediterranean
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10:30 to 12:00

Room210-211
Concurrent track session: Connecting risk factors to the burden of cancer: Global cancer preventability in the 21st century
Chaired by:
Rachel Thompson (United Kingdom), Isabelle Soerjomataram (France)
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Room207
Satellite symposia: Immuno-Oncology: Transforming cancer outcomes
Chaired by:
Jonathan Cebon (Australia)
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Room203-204
Concurrent track session: Joining Forces through Social Media
Chaired by:
Monika Preszly (Germany), Anna Boltong (Australia)
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RoomPlenary #2
Concurrent track session: The financial morbidity of cancer care
Chaired by:
Todd Harper (Australia)
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Room208
Satellite symposia: Technologies: An essential element of a cancer plan - The Health Ministry perspective
Chaired by:
Wilson Dow
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Room212-213
Concurrent track session: What can we learn from international healthcare systems to improve early cancer diagnosis in primary care?
Chaired by:
Jon Emery (Australia)
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12:00 to 13:00

RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Lunch Break
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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Room104
Sponsored session: Cancer Treatment and Translational Research in China
Chaired by:
Xishan Hao (China), Jiafu Ji (China)
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Room218
Sponsored session: Mobilizing local action for global change: Empowering national networks to make cancer a global priority
Chaired by:
Richard Wender (United States)
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Room103
Sponsored session: Resolving the PSA testing controversy
Chaired by:
Villis Marshall (Australia)
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Room208
Satellite symposia: Sustainable access to innovative cancer medicine; what are the ingredients for success?
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12:00 to 13:15

Room206 - Orange room
Survivor to Thrivor organised by PWC
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13:15 to 14:15

Room207
Abstract Oral Session 1 - Advocacy Reports
Chaired by:
Loyce Pace (United States)
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Room208
Abstract Oral Session 2 – Scientific studies on cervical and colorectal cancer
Chaired by:
David Hill (Australia)
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Room104
Symposium: Mammographic Screening - Are we doing more harm than good?
Chaired by:
Craig Sinclair (Australia)
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Room210-211
Symposium: Prevention and control of cervical and liver cancer
Chaired by:
Andreas Ullrich (Switzerland), Benjamin Cowie (Australia)
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Room212-213
Discussion panel: Tobacco retail reform – the next step for tobacco control
Chaired by:
Kelly Williams (Australia)
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Room103
Models of Care in Teleoncology : Innovation in rural cancer service delivery
Chaired by:
Sabe Sabesan (Australia)
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Room218
Symposium: Addressing sexuality issues as part of introducing sexual health into cancer
Chaired by:
Doreen Akkerman (Australia)
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Room203-204
Symposium: Cancer prevention and control in Africa
Chaired by:
Makeda Williams (United States)
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Room209
UICC session: Health systems levers to reduce lives lost to breast cancer – tools to shape policy and practice for impact on the global 25x2025 goal
Chaired by:
Benjamin O. Anderson (United States), Julie Torode (Switzerland)
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Room219
UICC session: Making cancer staging globally relevant
Chaired by:
Brian O'Sullivan (Canada)
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Room220
Symposium: Research efforts to overcome inequalities in cancer care for Indigenous Peoples in developed countries
Chaired by:
Gail Garvey (Australia), Baxi Siddartha (Australia)
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14:15 to 14:30

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Afternoon Networking Break
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14:30 to 15:30

Room207
Abstract Oral Session 3 - Advocacy Reports
Chaired by:
Chris Hansen
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Room208
Abstract Oral Session 4 - Scientific studies on tobacco control
Chaired by:
Edouard Tursan D’Espaignet (Switzerland)
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RoomClarendon room D&E
Lubax
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RoomPlenary #2
Big Debate: The cost of cancer treatment is worth the benefits
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Room104
Symposium: Collaboration to prevent and control cervical cancer in the Americas
Chaired by:
Mona Saraiya (United States)
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Room203-204
Symposium: Developed and developing lung cancer screening strategies
Chaired by:
Shelly Jamieson (Canada)
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Room209
Discussion panel: Out of your Facebook: Alcohol marketing in a digital age
Chaired by:
Gerard Hastings (United Kingdom), Sally Casswell (New Zealand)
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Room103
Symposium: Creating the best patient experience possible for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with cancer
Chaired by:
Janine MacDonald (Australia)
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Room212-213
Symposium: Supportive care in elderly and not so elderly: important issues for patient quality of life and survival
Chaired by:
Dorothy Keefe (Australia), Gilbert Zulian (Switzerland)
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Room218
Symposium: Role of Yoga and Ayurveda in cancer control
Chaired by:
Swami Ramdev (India), Sukdev Nayak (India)
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Room220
Symposium: International collaboration enhances development and dissemination of innovative digital cancer guidelines
Chaired by:
Jutta von Dincklage (Australia)
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Room219
Symposium: Reducing inequalities in childhood cancer treatment and outcome
Chaired by:
M. Tezer Kutluk (Turkey), Jenny Proimos (Australia)
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Room206 - Orange room
UICC Members' Regional Meeting - Convening the cancer community from Europe
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15:30 to 16:00

RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Afternoon Break
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RoomFoyer/Global Village
Networking Break
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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16:00 to 17:30

RoomClarendon room D&E
Workshop: Patient wellbeing: A critical factor for defining the value of cancer care - Multidisciplinary perspectives on importance, impact and practicalities
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Room203-204
Rapid Fire 1 - Tobacco control; Cervical cancer prevention and early detection; Breast cancer prevention, awareness and early detection
Chaired by:
Terry Slevin (Australia)
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Room212-213
Rapid Fire 2 - Cancer control, systems and guidelines; Data / Population
Chaired by:
Julie Torode (Switzerland)
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RoomPlenary #2
The Big sCreen - Social media: Changing the face of awareness-raising campaigns
Chaired by:
Kristen Boschma (Australia)
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Room207
Symposium: Priorities to reduce environmental cancers
Chaired by:
Bernard Stewart (Australia)
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Room210-211
Symposium: Reducing the global cancer burden through policy action on diet, physical inactivity and alcohol: what policies are needed for high impact and how to advocate their wider implementation
Chaired by:
Tim Armstrong (Switzerland), Kathryn Allen (United Kingdom)
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Room209
Symposium: Screening for Colorectal Cancer – a practice guide from an international perspective
Chaired by:
Stephen Halloran (United Kingdom), Graeme Young (Australia)
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Room208
Sponsored session: An NGO model for cancer care in Taiwan - a niche to meet patient needs
Chaired by:
Cheng-Hsu Wang
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Room218
Symposium: International perspectives on post-treatment survivors
Chaired by:
Felicia Knaul (United States)
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Room219
Discussion panel: Changing cancer care – the role of patient perspectives
Chaired by:
Dale Fisher (Australia)
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Room220
Symposium: Producing and using evidence for cancer control: the Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development in LMIC
Chaired by:
Brenda Edwards (United States), Freddie Bray (France)
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17:30 to 19:00

RoomPlenary #2
A Must See Powerful New Documentary : A DAY WITHOUT CANCER
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17:45 to 18:15

RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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07:00 to 07:45

RoomMeeting point - Registration desk
Morning Yoga Class
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07:00 to 08:00

Room102
'Thank-you For Divesting'
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Room214
Workshop: Applying best practice global cancer control strategies in turkey: responsibilities of different organizations
Chaired by:
M. Tezer Kutluk (Turkey), Ali Varan
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08:30 to 10:00

RoomPlenary #2
Plenary: Day 2 - National and international approaches
Chaired by:
Heather Bryant (Canada)
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10:00 to 10:15

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Morning break
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10:15 to 11:15

Room209
American Cancer Society - Press conference
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Room203-204
Sub-Plenary: What's your story? The Power of storytelling and entertainment education to achieve public health objectives
Chaired by:
Mona Saraiya (United States)
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Room210 - 211
Sub-Plenary: The ethics of clinical research: do they differ between high-, middle-, and low-income countries?
Chaired by:
Isaac Adewole (South Africa)
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Room219 - 220
Sub-Plenary: What is next? Empowering cancer survivors and families for improved medical follow-up and self care
Chaired by:
Amy Zhang (United States), Kimlin Tam Ashing (United States)
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Room212-213
Sub-Plenary: Behind the scenes of the NCD global health and development debate
Chaired by:
Cary Adams (Switzerland)
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11:15 to 11:45

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Bupa Morning Healthy Break
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RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Morning Break
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11:45 to 12:45

Room206 - Orange room
UICC Members' Regional Meeting - Convening the cancer community from Africa
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11:45 to 13:15

RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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Room209
Sponsored roundtable: Universal health coverage on cancer/NCDs
Chaired by:
Hideyuki Akaza (Japan), Jae Kyung Roh (Korea, Republic of), Xishan Hao (China)
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Room208
Satellite symposia: The role of early detection in improving treatment outcomes for breast cancer patients in LMICs
Chaired by:
Jeff Dunn (Australia)
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Room203-204
Concurrent track session: Tobacco plain packaging and graphic health warnings
Chaired by:
Kylie Lindorff (Australia), Rob Cunningham (Canada)
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Room210
Concurrent track session: Caring for cancer patients with comorbidity
Chaired by:
Diana Sarfati (New Zealand)
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Room207
Satellite symposia: Using technology to deliver sustainable models of care
Chaired by:
David Currow (Australia)
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Room211
Concurrent track session: The role of physical activity and exercise for cancer patients and cancer survivors
Chaired by:
John Keyserlingk (Canada), Christobel Saunders (Australia)
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Room212-213
Concurrent track session: The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition
Chaired by:
John Seffrin (United States), Mary Gospodarowicz (Canada)
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13:15 to 14:45

RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Lunch Break
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RoomPlenary #2
The Big sCreen - 90-seconds or less: Communicating health messaging to the masses
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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Room206 - Orange room
UICC session: Childhood Cancer Lunch time workshop - Children have cancer too! Raising awareness and strengthening advocacy on childhood cancer around the world
Chaired by:
Julie Torode (Switzerland), Kenneth Dollman (South Africa)
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Room103
Sponsored session: Evidence-based implementation on cancer prevention & screening in Taiwan -- Screening program, diet education, complementary chemoprevention --
Chaired by:
Jacqueline Whang-Peng
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Room211
Satellite symposia: Why collaboration is key to support patient advocacy
Chaired by:
Meinolf Linn (United Kingdom)
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Room218
Satellite symposia: Ensuring patient access to optimal treatment: Why does access to evidence-based innovative treatment remain a challenge?
Chaired by:
Miri Ziv (Israel), Madeleine Valera
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Room208
Sponsored session: Involving consumers leads to better cancer care - Interactive workshop
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Room220
Discussion panel: Healthy planet, healthy people – Addressing NCDs in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Chaired by:
George Alleyne (United States)
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Room210
Sponsored session: How International Oncology Nurses are working together to accelerate progress
Chaired by:
Janice Stewart (Canada)
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Room214
UICC session: How people affected by cancer are impacted by laws relating to patient rights, protection from discrimination, and decision-making at end of life
Chaired by:
Jeff Dunn (Australia)
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Room207
Sponsored session: The Billion Dollar Challenge for personalized cancer medicine – Keeping a campaign vital for 5 years
Chaired by:
Christine Lasky
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15:00 to 16:00

Room207
Abstract Oral Session 5 – Advocacy Reports
Chaired by:
Todd Harper (Australia)
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Room208
Abstract Oral Session 6 - Scientific studies in prevention and miscellaneous
Chaired by:
Anil D'Cruz (India)
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RoomPlenary #2
Big Debate: E-cigarettes are a helpful tool in tobacco control and cessation and should be promoted for that purpose
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Room211
How to: Campaigns for cancer prevention: Using TV, Facebook and other media to change policy and behaviour
Chaired by:
Trish Cotter (United States)
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Room210
Symposium: Vibrant cessation techniques responsive to women’s needs
Chaired by:
Patricia Lambert (United States)
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Room219
Symposium: Early diagnosis and optimising treatment: How consumers can join forces and accelerate progress
Chaired by:
Helen Zorbas (Australia)
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Room218
Discussion panel: Implementing the NCD action plan: catalyzing changes in access to affordable cancer treatment?
Chaired by:
Franco Cavalli (Switzerland), Andreas Ullrich (Switzerland)
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Room220
Discussion panel: Share Your Story: Changing how the world views cancer
Chaired by:
Loyce Pace (United States)
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Room212-213
UICC session: GTFRCC - an investment framework to close the global disparity in access to radiotherapy by 2035
Chaired by:
Mary Gospodarowicz (Canada)
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Room103
Symposium: Strategies to improve quality and meaningful engagement of indigenous peoples in achieving culturally responsive cancer care services
Chaired by:
Gunita Mitera (Canada)
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Room206 - Orange room
UICC Members' Regional Meeting - Convening the cancer community from the Americas
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Room104
Symposium: Using cancer population evidence to improve/inform system redesign at a local and national level
Chaired by:
Jenny Ritchie-Campbell (United Kingdom)
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15:30 to 17:30

RoomMembers Meeting Room - Global Village
Advocacy team - Focus group
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16:00 to 16:30

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Afternoon Networking Break
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RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Afternoon Break
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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16:30 to 18:00

Room203-204
Rapid Fire 3 - Prevention, early detection and cancer awareness; Cancer control amongst indigenous populations; Psychosocial aspect.
Chaired by:
Jeff Dunn (Australia)
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Room212-213
Rapid Fire 4 - Clinical, Palliative care, patient experience, psychosocial aspect
Chaired by:
Marian Gandy (Australia)
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Room207
Symposium: Cancer and lifestyle: health promotion in health services - an under explored area
Chaired by:
Annie Anderson (United Kingdom)
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Room210
Discussion panel: Expanding Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Charting new strategies for cancer prevention and screening
Chaired by:
Maria Aponte (Venezuela Bolivarian Republic of)
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Room218
Symposium: Law and policy-making in cancer prevention: Using evidence, law, and political science to advance cancer prevention policies
Chaired by:
Anne Lise Ryel (Norway)
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Room211
Symposium: Part 1: How to improve cervical cancer prevention in low-resource settings: Lessons learned from country experiences Part 2: Using competency-based training and supportive supervision for provider performance quality improvement
Chaired by:
John Varallo (United States)
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Room209
Wellness at work: realising the opportunity to tackle cancer
Chaired by:
Pamela Fralick (Canada)
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Room220
Symposium: Addressing inequities in cancer care for Indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand and North America
Chaired by:
Patricia Valery (Australia), Gail Garvey (Australia)
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Room219
Symposium: The International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership - global learning from our results
Chaired by:
Sara Hiom (United Kingdom), Harpal Kumar (United Kingdom)
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Room208
Symposium: Cancer Pain Across the world: Global efforts to define and meet the challenges
Chaired by:
Nathan Cherny (Israel), James Cleary (United States)
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Room103
Symposium: How burden estimates can make an important contribution to cancer surveillance and prevention systems
Chaired by:
Terry Slevin (Australia)
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Room104
Symposium: National cancer plans and quality of care
Chaired by:
Peter Yu (United States)
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18:00 to 19:00

RoomPlenary #2
Australian Performance Showcase
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19:15 to 20:45

RoomPlenary #2
The Big Screen: Little Stars - Official Launch
Chaired by:
David Hill (Switzerland)
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07:00 to 07:45

RoomMeeting point - Registration desk
Morning Yoga Class
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08:30 to 10:00

RoomPlenary #2
Plenary Day 3 - Using data to drive decisions
Chaired by:
Robert Thomas (Australia)
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10:00 to 10:15

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Morning break
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10:15 to 11:15

Room203-204
Sub-Plenary: Advances in cervical cancer prevention - what's next?
Chaired by:
Louise Galloway (Australia)
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Room219 - 220
Sub-Plenary: The justice of providing appropriate care to senior cancer patients: when ethics meets economy
Chaired by:
Deb Keen (Canada)
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Room210 - 211
Sub-Plenary: Developing the evidence for children’s palliative care: From theory to practice
Chaired by:
Julia Downing (South Africa)
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Room212-213
Sub-Plenary: Position, role and strategies of cancer societies in cancer control
Chaired by:
Cora Honing (Netherlands (the))
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11:15 to 11:45

RoomFoyer/Global Village
Bupa Morning Healthy Break
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RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Morning Break
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11:45 to 13:15

RoomPlenary #2
The Big sCreen - Campaigns without borders: How to successfully adapt a public health campaign for your audience
Chaired by:
Kate Folb (United States)
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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Room203-204
Concurrent track session: The World Cancer Research Fund International Continuous Update Project (CUP): Novel aspects and latest results
Chaired by:
Kathryn Allen (United Kingdom)
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Room210
Concurrent track session: Measuring the patient perspective in cancer care
Chaired by:
Janne Lehmann Knudsen (Denmark)
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Room211
Concurrent track session: Help life get better – “Who cares when treatment finishes?” How the NFP sector can engage the community
Chaired by:
Haryana Dhillon (Australia)
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Room208
UICC session: Building capacity to support civil society action on NCDs
Chaired by:
Katie Dain (Switzerland)
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Room207
Symposium: Developments in prevention and early detection - spotlight on cervical and bowel cancer programmes
Chaired by:
Julie Torode (Switzerland)
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Room212-213
Concurrent track session: Reducing premature deaths from cancer by 50% in 15 years: global lessons from Disease Control Priorities Project
Chaired by:
Felicia Knaul (United States), Prabhat Jha (Canada)
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13:15 to 14:15

Room206 - Orange room
UICC Members' Regional Meeting - Convening the cancer community from Western Pacific
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13:15 to 14:45

Room220
Abstract Oral Session 7 - Scientific studies in prevention and miscellaneous
Chaired by:
Rami Rahal (Canada)
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RoomGlobal village
e-Poster Presentations - Lunch Break
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RoomFoyer
The NCD Café - Have a break... Have an NCD Perspective
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Room218
UICC session: Using World Cancer Day as a platform for... - What value can World Cancer Day bring to your organisation and how you can make the most of it
Chaired by:
Jeff Dunn (Australia)
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Room207
Sponsored session: Early and accurate diagnosis of cancer, moving towards a solution
Chaired by:
Mahmood Moshiri (Canada), Haleh Samimi (Canada)
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Room103
Sponsored session: Quality Pathology Diagnosis: A key to improving Global Health. Advancing affordable, accurate, timely pathologic diagnostics in Africa
Chaired by:
John Flanigan (United States)
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Room219
UICC session: Building stronger networks to increase exchanges of skills and knowledge
Chaired by:
Jamal Khader (Jordan), Riccardo Lampariello (Switzerland)
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Room210
Sponsored session: Economic burden of cancer in Asian countries: how should we face the current situation?
Chaired by:
Hideyuki Akaza (Japan), Jae Kyung Roh (Korea, Republic of), Xishan Hao (China)
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Room208
UICC session: Global Country Cancer Profiles – a tool to shape policy and practice for impact on national cancer outcomes and the global 25x2025 goal
Chaired by:
Julie Torode (Switzerland), Tim Armstrong (Switzerland)
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Room211
Sponsored session: What is the unique role of government policy leadership in cancer control? What should government do, what shouldn’t it do, and examples of these?
Chaired by:
Louise Galloway (Australia)
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15:00 to 16:00

RoomPlenary #2
Big Debate: Cancer screening: Individual decisions or population approaches?
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Room212-213
Rapid fire: Rapid Fire 5 - World's Most Innovative Cancer Fundraising Campaigns
Chaired by:
Cary Adams (Switzerland)
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Room211
Rapid fire: Rapid Fire 6 - Late breaking and cancer control, systems and guidelines; data population
Chaired by:
Michael Jefford (Australia)
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Room208
Symposium: End Game Strategies: Beginning of the end or end of the beginning?
Chaired by:
Alison Cox (United Kingdom)
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Room207
Discussion panel: Food policy for cancer control – Global perspectives for local success
Chaired by:
Kathy Chapman (Australia)
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Room210
Symposium: Preventing skin cancer: enabling government action
Chaired by:
Sue Heward (Australia)
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Room219
Symposium: Patient safety in cancer care - initiatives in the Nordic countries
Chaired by:
Janne Lehmann Knudsen (Denmark)
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Room218
Discussion panel: Global and local steps to shaping a health systems approach to palliative care and pain relief as a core component of NCCP
Chaired by:
George Alleyne (United States), Jonathan Liberman (Australia)
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Room220
Symposium: Accelerating and measuring the application of cancer evidence
Chaired by:
Shelly Jamieson (Canada)
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Room103
Symposium: Funding Cancer Research: How to allocate funds well – and how to do it even better
Chaired by:
Terry Slevin (Australia), Ian Olver (Australia)
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Room206 - Orange room
UICC Members' Regional Meeting - Convening the cancer community from South-East Asia
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16:00 to 17:00

RoomGlobal village
2014 World Cancer Congress Closing Reception
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17:00 to 19:00

RoomPlenary #2
Closing concert: Inspiring Lives; Inspiring Music
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