London Global Cancer Week, 25-28 Nov 2019

London Global Cancer Week is a multi-institutional initiative instigated by Mark Lodge (UK Director of the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research) that involves the Royal Society of Medicine, The Economist Intelligence Unit, Chatham House the Royal Institute of International Affairs, C3 Collaborating for Health, the Royal College of Radiologists, the Church of England and the Commonwealth Secretariat. In a series of co-ordinated events running from 25- 28 November 2019 hosted at strategic venues across Central London, London Global Cancer Week will feature a wide range of international speakers focusing on  Cancer in the low and middle income countries. The four days of discussions, launched at the Royal Society of Medicine on Monday 25 November by HRH Princess Dina Mired, President of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC),  will examine the impact of the rising global incidence of cancer, the challenges the cancer pandemic poses to the implementation of universal health coverage (UHC) and the contribution of UK partners to strengthening capacity in cancer prevention and cancer control in emerging countries. Commonwealth Member States have collectively  committed themselves to the target of eliminating cervical cancer in their populations and London Global Cancer Week will climax with a meeting at Marlborough House hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat.  For further details please visit www.lgcw.org.uk