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.

202 World Cancer Congress - Save the date
5 October 2018

Mark your calendar for the next World Cancer Congress, which will be taking place from 19-22 October 2020 in Oman.

4 October 2018

‘Global access to palliative care and pain relief’ chaired by David Hill, Cancer Council Victoria (Australia) with presentations by Asfan Bhadelia, Eric Krakauer, M. R. Rajagopal and Stephen Connor.

2nd October 2018, 9:30am-11:00am.

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.

3 October 2018

“How we can improve the lives of disadvantaged or vulnerable cancer patients “chaired by Laila Rueskov Walther, Danish Cancer Society (Denmark) spoke about the disparity in providing the medical support to indigenous groups.

3 October 2018

Get ready for plain tobacco packaging!

The session addressed the recent progress in selected countries, and some bumps on the policy-making road to quash the appeal of packaging.

2018 World Cancer Congress
2 October 2018

Is cancer the world’s leading disease?

Session at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
2 October 2018

Evidence based policy making is crucial to improvise cancer prevention.

Session report from 2 October 2018, 15h50-16h50, room 403. Session chaired by Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK (United Kingdom)

2018 World Cancer Congress
2 October 2018

Education, cancer research, improved access to technology and enrolment of women in surgical speciality is critical

2018 WCC session
2 October 2018

International cooperation, fair pricing and transparency are the key elements to change the malfunctionning system to a better one. Join to find a creative solution.

Session report, from 2 October 2018, 09h30-11h00, room 403-404, chaired by Eveline Scheres, Dutch Cancer Society (Netherlands (the))