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UICC is planning a hybrid Congress in 2022, combining on-site events with virtual elements, to take place in Geneva, Switzerland
15 October 2020

The next World Cancer Congress (WCC) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland in 2022. UICC’s new President, Professor Anil D’Cruz, made this announcement at UICC’s virtual General Assembly on Tuesday 6th October.

Muscat, Oman
17 June 2020

Due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the disruption to travel and social gatherings into 2021, UICC has decided to suspend the World Cancer Congress planned for March 2021 in Oman.

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6 April 2020

UICC has taken the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the World Cancer Congress to 16-18 March 2021. The Congress will still take place in Oman.

WCD Spirit Award - 2018 WCC
24 January 2020

Due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the disruption to travel and social gatherings into 2021, UICC has decided to call off the World Cancer Congress planned for March 2021 in Oman.

To recognise the extraordinary efforts and the work of UICC members, awards in two categories – Best CEO and Best World Cancer Day Spirit – will be given. Categories for Best Advocacy with Impact, Best Public-Private Initiative, Best Patient Group Pavilion Case Study, Best Scientific Abstract and Best Global Village Stand, which are directly related to the World Cancer Congress, will be celebrated at a future Congress.  

What to expect at the World Cancer Congress 2020 in Oman
12 December 2019

The World Cancer Congress has been postponed to the 16-18 March 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic however, the Congress is still designed to help you and your team innovate, succeed, and stay ahead in a rapidly changing global cancer control environment.

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28 October 2019

As a 2020 Congress sponsor, you will be associated with an award winning conference whilst enjoying high exposure and engagement opportunities with the global cancer and public health community.

A plenary session at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
20 November 2018

The 2018 World Cancer Congress Summary Report highlights some of the key sessions and events of the first Congress to be held in Southeast Asia.

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29 September 2018

The World Cancer Congress established a special partnership with ASCO.