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10:20 to 11:50

RoomPlenary A
Highlight session : Power, Influence and Equity: Achieving positive reform for cancer prevention
Theme 1 – Prevention, screening & early detection
Co-organised by Cancer Council Victoria (Australia) and Geneva University Hospitals (Switzerland)
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RoomAmphitheatre D
Highlight session: Redefining cancer research priorities in the emerging context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Theme 2 – Cancer research & progress
Session organised by Institute of Cancer Policy, Kings College London (United Kingdom)
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12:00 to 13:00

RoomPlenary A
Alcohol and cancer: shaping policies to protect people
Theme 1 – Prevention, screening & early detection
Session organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (Switzerland)
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RoomPlenary F
European co-host session : Inequity in cancer from a European perspective
Theme 1 – Prevention, screening & early detection
Session co-organised by The Swedish Cancer Society (Sweden), World Health Organization (WHO) (Switzerland), and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) (France)
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RoomPlenary E
Improving effectiveness of cancer screening programmes through monitoring and evaluation
Theme 1 – Prevention, screening & early detection
Session organised by Cancer Society of Finland (Finland)
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RoomPlenary C
Is Latin America ready to overcome the challenges of implementing Precision Medicine?
Theme 2 – Cancer research & progress
Session organised by Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM) (Argentina)
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RoomRoom 4
Leaders' roundtable session : Global health governance and solidarity in an age of geopolitical fragmentation
Theme 3 – Healthcare systems & policies
Session organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (Switzerland), in partnership with the Global Health Centre at the Geneva Graduate Institute and the International Geneva Global Health Platform (Switzerland)
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RoomAmphitheatre D
Linking universal health coverage with cancer prevention and control
Theme 3 – Healthcare systems & policies
Session organised by McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (Australia)
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RoomPlenary B
Fortifying tobacco control to improve health outcomes: engaging youth, building defences, and strengthening partnerships
Theme 5 – Tobacco control
Session organised by Cancer Research UK (United Kingdom)
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14:00 to 15:00

RoomEspace Ella Maillart
Regional Meeting: European Region
Meeting organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
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RoomPlenary A
Personalized Cancer Screening: Towards Implementation
Theme 1 – Prevention, screening & early detection
Session organised by CPO (Centro di riferimento per l'epidemiologia e la prevenzione Oncologica in Piemonte) (Italy)
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RoomPlenary B
Addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – for better cancer treatment outcomes.
Theme 4 – Cancer treatment & palliative care
Session co-organised by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (Switzerland) and GARDP (The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership) (Switzerland)
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RoomPlenary F
Let's Break the Taboo around Cancer & Sexuality!
Theme 6 – People living with cancer
Session organised by Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) (Belgium)
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15:10 to 16:10

RoomEspace Ella Maillart
Regional meeting : Eastern Mediterranean Region
Meeting organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
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RoomPlenary C
The Coalition for Implementation Research in Global Oncology: Key findings and future directions for cancer care research in LMICs
Theme 2 – Cancer research & progress
Session organised by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) (United States)
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RoomAmphitheatre D
COVID-19 and impact on cancer services and outcome worldwide: Approaches to inform national recovery strategies and preparedness for future pandemic
Theme 3 – Healthcare systems & policies
Session co-organised by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) (France), and Latin-American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM) (Argentina)
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RoomPlenary F
How to Manage Cancer at Work
Theme 6 – People living with cancer
Session organised by Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) (Belgium)
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RoomPlenary B
No one left behind: bridging the breast cancer divide for underserved communities
Theme 6 – People living with cancer
Session organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (Switzerland)
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16:40 to 17:40

RoomRoom 4
Open discussion: Improving childhood cancer outcomes – from better awareness to adoption of disrupting technologies
Theme 1 – Prevention, screening & early detection
Roundtable session
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RoomPlenary C
Primary Healthcare Professionals Cancer Training
Theme 3 – Healthcare systems & policies
Session organised by Catalan Institute of Oncology (Spain)
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RoomPlenary E
UICC / WHO Policy dialogue: sustainable financing for cancer control
Theme 3 – Healthcare systems & policies
Session co-organised by WHO and UICC
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RoomPlenary B
Equitable cancer surgery: A high value pillar of care
Theme 4 – Cancer treatment & palliative care
Session co-organised by Association Guinéenne pour la lutte contre le cancer (AGUICAN) (Guinea) and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) (Canada)
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RoomPlenary A
Implementing large-scale palliative care training in low- and middle-income countries: experiences and challenges
Theme 4 – Cancer treatment & palliative care
Session organised by Harvard Medical School (United States)
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RoomAmphitheatre D
Tobacco Industry versus Public Health: How communications can make a difference
Theme 5 – Tobacco control
Session organised by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (Switzerland)
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