Due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the disruption to travel and social gatherings into 2021, UICC has decided to suspend the World Cancer Congress planned for March 2021 in Oman.
The Oman Cancer Association in collaboration with the National Oncology Centre of the Royal Hospital Muscat will be hosting the 26th edition of the World Cancer Congress. The 2021 theme "The Way Forward" sets the tone of the Congress to serve as a platform for the cancer control and NCD communities to move advancements in cancer control in the right direction.
The 2021 Congress Programme will be articulated around eight themes covering the full cancer spectrum.
Based on feedback from the last Congress, some new features have been introduced in the 2021 Congress intended to enhance the delegate experience. Those include: