31 October 2023

Cancer Council Victoria selected to host the next World Cancer Leaders’ Summit

Cancer Council Victoria will host the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit 2025 in Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 November. 

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The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit is an event that takes place every two years, providing an important forum to secure a coordinated global response to address the spiralling cancer epidemic. The last edition was recently held in Long Beach, CA, 16-17 October.

“The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit offers an unparalleled platform to drive global change, and there could not be a more apt setting than Victoria, Australia, a hub of innovative cancer research and treatment. Cancer Council Victoria, with its long-standing excellent reputation, makes an ideal Summit host partner." 
– Cary Adams, CEO, UICC 

Cancer Council Victoria, a full UICC member, is a trusted non-profit cancer organisation with a proven international track record in cancer prevention, support and research. Its mission is to prevent cancer, empower patients and save lives.  

“Cancer Council Victoria, our co-hosts and the Victorian and Australian Governments are delighted to welcome our international friends and collaborators to Melbourne in 2025. The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit will advance our collective global efforts to transform cancer.”
– Todd Harper, CEO, Cancer Council Victoria 

Cancer Council Victoria comprises experts from across multiple internationally recognised cancer alliances and consortia that in turn represent numerous UICC member organisations.  

Co-hosts of the 2025 Summit include the VCCC Alliance, Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium and the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer. 

Victoria is home to some of Australia's leading cancer centres, and the Summit will receive extensive support from across the government, research institutions and academia in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. 

The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit also partners traditionally with the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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Tuesday 31 October 2023

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