On 24 September 2019, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) marks World Cancer Research Day, an annual international observance that aims to raise awareness of the importance of cancer research.
IARC supports the campaign, launched by the Spanish Association Against Cancer (Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer; AECC), which designated 24 September 2016 as the first World Cancer Research Day.
This year, IARC has created posters and a video to introduce some of the scientists who work in the various IARC research sections and to present some of their projects. The theme of World Cancer Research Day 2019 is “the future of cancer research starts with you”. Therefore, we invite you to learn more about the importance of cancer research, to share the posters and the video via social media, and to speak to your family, friends, and colleagues about the importance of cancer research.
Many cancer research organizations, including IARC, participated in the first World Cancer Research Day event, in 2016, and continue to mark this important day to highlight the extraordinary contributions of cancer researchers worldwide.
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