A MAJORÂ EVENT IN THE GLOBAL CANCER CONTROL AGENDA
It aimsÂ toÂ strengthen the participants'Â action and impact on national, regional andÂ internationalÂ 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) - Â which wasÂ recognised with Membership Engagement AwardÂ - andÂ supports the organisation's purpose statement 'to uniteÂ the cancer community, reduce the global cancer burden,Â 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 takeÂ place from 1-4 OctoberÂ inÂ the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
World Cancer Congress Stats & Figures
- Read the 2016 CongressÂ reportÂ andÂ find out more about the event'sÂ highlights and outcomes.