16 March 2020

Due to uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the deadlines for submitting abstracts to the World Cancer Congress and for early bird registration have been extended. The new deadlines are 8 May for abstracts and 29 May for registrations.

UICC remote working
13 March 2020

Effective Monday 16 March, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) will adopt a remote working model in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

WCD Spirit Award - 2018 WCC
24 January 2020

UICC is launching its call for applications for the UICC Members Awards. UICC members submitting an abstract or a case study for the Patient Group Pavilion are eligible for an award nomination. 

15 January 2020

The Congress preliminary programme is now available online.

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

The 2020 World Cancer Congress is designed to help you and your team innovate, succeed, and stay ahead in a rapidly changing global cancer control environment.

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.

Participants take pictures at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
16 October 2019

The 2020 World Cancer Congress (WCC) is your opportunity to engage and get inspired, boost your career and be exposed to the latest developments in cancer control while connecting with health experts from all over the world.  

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.

15 November 2018

Delegates and exhibitors who completed the congress survey entered a draw to win a prize. Discover now if you are one of the lucky winners.

Video message from Dr Tedros, Director General of WHO
1 November 2018

Video recordings from the Plenary and Big Debate sessions, as well as all photos from each day are now available for viewing.

C3 Prize pitches at the 2018 WCC
24 October 2018

Date: 3rd October 2018 | Time: 15:20 - 16:50 | Venue: Conference Hall 3 – Three finalists were named for the Astellas Oncology C3 Prize in the challenge’s third year to pitch their ideas in hopes of winning the Grand Prize grant of $50,000 USD

Abstract hub
24 October 2018

Chaired by Ophira Ginsburg (New York University, US)

e-health and VR
24 October 2018

According to Dr. Sanjeev Arora “cancer is a disease of health inequity and disparity. The vast majority of patients will not receive best practice care”.

cultural diversity in cancer care
24 October 2018

Chaired by Kevin Babb of American Cancer Society, this session brought unique and diverse cultural insights related to cancer care.

Questions in Plenary theatre
5 October 2018

The final Big Debate of World Cancer Congress 2018 moderated by Meera Sivesothy with David Weller for the notion and Richard Wender against.

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5 October 2018

Mark your calendar for the next World Cancer Congress, which will be taking place from 20-22 October 2020 in Oman.

4 October 2018

Individuals living with cancer and their care givers have social care needs as well as health needs. Most times, these needs are often inadequately dealt with by health professionals due to lack of specialist skills and capacity to manage these needs emerging needs.

4 October 2018

The rapid fire session is not your average research presentation. The sixteen participants had a strict three minute deadline to present their research findings.

Big Debate 1
4 October 2018

The question of the first Big Debate of the World Cancer Congress 2018 was thrown by Meera Sivasothy – a national radio host in Malaysia.