A MAJOR¬†EVENT IN THE GLOBAL CANCER CONTROL AGENDA
It aims¬†to¬†strengthen the participants'¬†action and impact on national, regional and¬†international¬†scales through a multidisciplinary programme that features the latest successful interventions in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.
The World Cancer Congress is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) - ¬†which was¬†recognised with Membership Engagement Award¬†- and¬†supports the organisation's purpose statement 'to unite¬†the cancer community, reduce the global cancer burden,¬†promote greater equity and integrate cancer into the world's health and development agenda'.
It takes place every two years in a different country and is hosted by a local member of UICC.
2018 World Cancer Congress
Hosted by the National Cancer Society of Malaysia, the 2018 Congress will take¬†place from 1-4 October¬†in¬†the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
World Cancer Congress Stats & Figures
- Read the 2016 Congress¬†report¬†and¬†find out more about the event's¬†highlights and outcomes.