What are the main highlights

from the 2020 World Cancer Report?

Learning resources are developed based on key themes, or highlights identified by the editors of the 2020 World Cancer Report. The resources are created in collaboration with international scientists and experts, all working to focus attention on the importance of multidisciplinary research for cancer prevention.


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Social Inequalities and Cancer – Webinar Recording

People who have lower socioeconomic status or are part of marginalized groups tend to have a higher incidence of certain types of cancers and higher mortality from most cancer types compared with people who have higher socioeconomic status. This webinar provides an overview of how the phenomenon of inequalities in cancer is shaped, and of how socioeconomic inequalities affect all countries worldwide and all citizens within each country. The experts also touch on strategies to tackle inequality in cancer.

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Obesity and Cancer – Webinar Recording

Obesity is an established risk factor for cancer at 13 anatomical sites. This webinar provides an overview of current understanding on the epidemiology and biology of the obesity–cancer relationship as well as important outstanding research questions. It also addresses the challenges of current and future interventions aimed at breaking the obesity–cancer link and explores what can be done at both the societal and individual level to tackle the obesity crisis and its impact on the cancer burden.

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HPV Vaccination – Webinar Recording

Data are rapidly accruing on the impressive effectiveness of HPV vaccination programmes, including strong herd immunity effects and reduction in cervical cancer rates. This webinar presents the impact of HPV vaccination in Australia, which implemented one of the earliest and most successful vaccination programmes. It also provides an up-to-date picture of global progress in the implementation of HPV vaccination, with a focus on challenges in low- and middle-income countries.

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