Every year, around the world, new research is carried out which increases our understanding of the link between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer.

Forthcoming Conferences

31 October – 3 November 2016, World Cancer Congress, Paris (France)

The World Cancer Congress, organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), takes place every 2 years and is the world’s leading event in cancer control. It brings together people working in all aspects of cancer, from prevention and screening, to treatment and care.

Cary Adams, CEO of UICC explains more about what the World Cancer Congress is and why it is important:

We will have an exhibition stand in the ‘Global Village’ and will be involved/presenting at the following sessions:

Date Time Session title Location
Monday, 31st October TBC Leader’s Summit: Tomorrow is now: our journey to 2025 Hotel Salomon de Rothschild
Tuesday, 1st November 15:30- 16:30 Obesity prevention and control-lessons from campaigns, interventions and advocacy (the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network and WCRF International) Room 352 B
Wednesday, 2nd November 9:00-10:30 Cancer outcomes associated with food, food contaminants, obesity and dietary patterns: from science to policy (IARC and WCRF International) Grand Amphitheatre

Wednesday,  2nd November


Strategies for breast cancer control: role of genetic and lifestyle factors (Breast Cancer Now and WCRF International)

Meet’ in Café

Thursday, 3rd November 9:00-10:30 Complex realities-Innovative solutions: identifying priorities and mobilising action in the areas of nutrition, physical activity (WCRF International with 12 other cancer societies) Room 342 AB

Limited places are still available - sign up for a place at the World Cancer Congress here.