Big Debates

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How exciting, the Big Debates are back! Find out more about this year's controversial debate topics covering major issues in cancer control. The controversial debates are arranged in a pro-con format ensuring both debators get equal exposure. 

Which stand will you take? Join us in Kuala Lumpur, and vote for the most convincing arguments through the 2018 Congress App. 

Big Debate 1 - Tuesday 2 October

Topic: Cancer societies can engage with the pharmaceutical industry without compromising their independence

Debater - Against

Prof. Richard Sullivan
Director, Institute of Cancer Policy
King's College, London, UK

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Debater - For

 

 

TBC

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Big Debate 2 - Wednesday 3 October

Topic: Should doctors support their patients’ choice to take unproven treatments?

Debater - Against
TBC

 

Debater - For
TBC

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Big Debate 3 - Thursday 4 October 

Topic: How urgent do we need HPV vaccination to be set up as first priority trough Public Health policies

Debater - Against
TBC                                                        

Debater - For

Dr Richard Wender

Chief Cancer Control Officer,

American Cancer Society (ACS), United States

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