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Father and daughter laughing in the sun
28 January 2020

20 years of progress: Marking the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day

On the 4 February back in 2000, World Cancer Day was written into the Charter of Paris Against Cancer. The milestone document was signed in the French capital by the country’s President at the time, Jacques Chirac and the then UNESCO General Director, Kōichirō Matsuura. 

Women in the Instanbul Oncology Institute getting cancer treatment
24 January 2020

The importance of affordable and quality assured biosimilars

Access to timely and quality assured cancer treatment is crucial for successful outcomes and decreasing the global cancer burden. Fortunately, new and innovative treatments for many cancers are constantly being developed.

Hope Project, Portugal, Childrens Cancer
21 January 2020

Motivating young cancer patients to become superheroes

In Portugal, about 400 children and adolescents under 18 years are diagnosed with cancer every year. To help young cancer patients and their parents face some of the challenges, Hernâni Zão Oliveira launched the HOPE project.

Participants at the 2018 WCC during the awards
16 January 2020

2020 World Cancer Congress preliminary programme released

The preliminary programme of the 2020 World Cancer Congress in Oman is now available online. It is built around nine themes covering the full cancer control spectrum.

An abstract presenter responding to a question from the audience at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
15 January 2020

2020 World Cancer Congress call for abstracts now open

Here is another chance to be part of the 2020 programme. You have until 31st March to submit an impacful advocacy report, a dynamic fundraising campaign or an innovative scientific study. We want to hear from you. By submitting you also have a chance to win an award. 

City Cancer Challenge Foundation
15 January 2020

Investing in People - C/Can marks one year anniversary

On the first anniversary of the City Cancer Challenge Foundation, CEO Dr Susan Henshall, thanks health professionals and patients for their valuable contributions.