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.
World Cancer Day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer, and pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action against the disease.
UICC continues to expand on the success and impact of the day and is committed to ensuring that year-on-year the event is seen and heard by more people around the world. We do this through working directly with our members to develop a campaign that serves their differing organisational priorities; this is achieved through a two-pronged strategic approach:
To learn more about World Cancer Day, please visit the World Cancer Day website.
"Our support for World Cancer Day will help elevate the need for access to early detection and diagnosis, as an enabler to precise treatment. On behalf of Diaceutics, I am honored to be a part of this effort and I will relentlessly drive better testing."
"World Cancer Day reminds Run For a Cure Africa (RFCA) of the global emergency that is cancer and how each of us play our part in controlling the disease. Witnessing how RFCA is a part of a larger community of advocates, gives our work so much meaning and spurs us into action."