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Awards
15 September 2022

Nine individuals have been shortlisted to win one of the three Best Abstract Awards (scientific, advocacy and fundraising categories). The World Cancer Congress will recognise outstanding work from the global cancer control community with these UICC Awards during an official Ceremony at the closing of the Congress.

A speaker in front of audience at the World Cancer Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 July 2022

Discover some of the forward-thinking leaders and experts you'll hear from and connect with at the World Cancer Congress 2022

2020 WCC Congress Cinema
8 April 2022

Take the opportunity to share your successful films with experts from all over the world, and inspire others to do the same in their country.

Submit your contribution today!

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7 March 2022

There are only a few spots left before registrations increase to its standard price. Register now and join the 1000 participants who have already secured their spot for the World Cancer Congress 2022.

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14 February 2022

The Congress preliminary programme is now available online.

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31 January 2022

Submit your abstract by 15 April and contribute to the 2022 Geneva Congress programme. 

Top-ranked abstract authors will be recognised for their achievements at the UICC Awards.

 

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9 December 2021
The call for sessions hit a new record, with 330 session proposals received from all over the globe.

This success shows a tremendous collaborative effort and engagement from the cancer and the NCD communities. They have come up with innovative and exciting proposals that present a wide breadth of cross-organisational and cross-sectoral initiatives, with proposed speakers from around the world.

call for sessions
12 October 2021

The call for sessions is now open. You can submit your proposals until 30 November 2021.

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 from 18 to 20 October 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.

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.