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Convening
Convening the global cancer control community through our keystone events.

In parallel to targeted local and regional activities, one of our focus areas is to convene members, partners and leaders to encourage collaboration and new thinking.

Our Convening activities
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C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge

C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge’ is a truly multi-sectoral initiative through which all city stakeholders will be engaged in the design, planning and implementation of cancer treatment solutions.

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World Cancer Congress

A biennial event, the World Cancer Congress serves as a platform for discourse and advocacy as well as a learning and sharing opportunity for our members and partners around the world.  

World Cancer Day 4 February

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is the one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic. It takes place every year on 4 February.

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 World Cancer Leaders' Summit

The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit is a major annual high-level policy meeting dedicated exclusively to furthering global cancer control.

2019 World Cancer Day Facebook Live
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Watch the Facebook Live broadcast recording

Everything you need to know about the new World Cancer Day campaign.

Watch the recording of the Facebook Live, during which the team went through what’s new, providing tips, inspiring you to make the most of the day and answering all your questions.

Our upcoming events
Quotes from our event participants

About World Cancer Day

"It was a wonderful experience for us (staff and students at CPUT) and we have learnt a lot about how to offer such activities in the future. We received very positive feedback and the activities were a success in many aspects...You will see that we used the World Cancer Day materials - sincere thanks for that.”

Penelope Engel-Hills

About the World Cancer Congress

“The 2016 World Cancer Congress was without doubt the best conference I have ever attended. It was outstanding in so many ways: amazing content, exceptional speakers, a good choice of topics, inspiring presentations and a great opportunity to network with diverse organisations and industry leaders around the globe.

I am extremely proud to be a member of UICC, and I remain committed and inspired to ‘Stop Cancer Now’ in my country and region.”

Carl Niamatali, President
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Roundtable Series
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Latest convening news
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5 December 2018

UICC President Visits Japan: Engages in Series of Meetings with Stakeholders and Holds Press Conference at Japan Press Center

Highlights UICC key campaigns: Treatment for All and C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge, and also emphasises the importance of cancer registries and related research in Asia

A plenary session at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
20 November 2018

The 2018 World Cancer Congress report is now available

The 2018 World Cancer Congress Summary Report highlights some of the key sessions and events of the first Congress to be held in Southeast Asia.

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1 November 2018

Watch again: World Cancer Day Facebook Live session

If you missed the Facebook Live session, the recording is now available.