World Cancer Day 2016

World Cancer Day 2016

World Cancer Day 2016

This year’s theme, ‘We Can. I Can.’ is the beginning of the Union for International Cancer Control’s (UICC) three-year international campaign to highlight the collaborative efforts needed, from collectives and individuals, to alleviate the burden of cancer.

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We Can, I Can

The video embodies this year’s World Cancer Day theme by emphasizing how individual stories can come together to make a lasting difference. It demonstrates the interconnectedness between various perspectives along the cancer control continuum – for example, a researcher’s work supports a physician’s care, which in turns helps a patient.

Your Cancer Story logo


World Cancer Day also marks the launch of YourCancerStory, an online initiative by the Partnership to capture stories of Canadians who have been touched by cancer.