Nourishing policy database updated
June 21, 2017

World Cancer Research Fund International has updated their Nourishing policy database. It now holds over 400 policy actions from 127 countries, and more than 80 evaluations.

New Zealand now has the strongest standardised/plain packaging legislation in the world.
June 16, 2017

FTCT define plain packaging as “measures to restrict or prohibit the use of logos, colours, brand images or promotional information on packaging other than brand names and product names displayed in a standard colour and font style.

Cancer resolution adopted at the 70th World Health Assembly
May 31, 2017

Health leaders from across the world reaffirmed cancer control as a critical health and development priority.


From Monday, August 14, 2017 to Wednesday, August 16, 2017
United States
2017 CDC National Cancer Conference

The conference theme, “Visualizing the Future Through Prevention, Innovation, and Communication,” represents the opportunity for translating research into practice to improve public health. A wide variety of local, state, territorial, federal, academic, national, and community-based cancer prevention and control programs will be represented, creating an excellent opportunity for you to meet partners from around the country.

From Friday, September 8, 2017 to Tuesday, September 12, 2017
ESMO 2017 Congress Integrating science into oncology for a better patient outcome

The ESMO 2017 Congress, in partnership with the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), will bring cancer researchers and clinicians together to enable collaboration and the exchange of ideas, from the laboratory to the bedside and back. This exciting partnership creates a unique cancer congress in Europe with huge scientific reach and the true potential to improve the lives of cancer patients.

From Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017
Albuquerque,, NM
United States
MetaECHO 2017

MetaECHO 2017 will bring together health policy experts, government officials, academic leaders, funders, and Project ECHO’s global replication partners – all committed to a collective goal of touching one billion lives by 2025. The four-day conference embraces the infinite possibilities of the global ECHO movement across healthcare and beyond.

From Friday, September 22, 2017 to Monday, September 25, 2017
ASCO International Palliative Care Workshop