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63rd IAEA General Conference

16 – 20 September 2019, Vienna International Centre, Vienna

Scientific Forum

A Decade of Action on Cancer Control and the Way Forward

17–18 September 2019
IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria

A Scientific Forum on A Decade of Action on Cancer Control and the Way Forward will take place from 17 to 18 September 2019 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Board Room D, C building, 4th floor. The Forum is being held in conjunction with the General Conference.

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A New Journey for Cancer Control: Conclusions of the IAEA Scientific Forum

Leading experts and dignitaries came together this week to review the IAEA’s assistance to countries in the fight against cancer in the last decade and to consider how this can be strengthened in the coming years. Read more →

IAEA Scientific Forum 2019 - Cancer Control

The importance of nuclear science in controlling cancer was the theme of this year’s IAEA Scientific Forum – with a major plan announced to raise funding for women’s cancers. Watch the video →

IAEA and Islamic Development Bank Launch Women’s Cancers Partnership Initiative

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) today launched a drive to raise funds for projects helping countries tackle cancers that affect millions of women every year. Read more →

A Decade of Change: Cancer Control in Tanzania

In Tanzania, as in many developing countries, cancer patients have often struggled to get access to the treatment they need. This video explores ways the IAEA has helped the Tanzanian government to change that over the last ten years, through the eyes of two cancer sufferers. Watch the video →

2019 Scientific Forum Opening Remarks

The IAEA's Scientific Forum on A Decade of Action on Cancer Control and the Way Forward opened today. At the two-day forum participants and IAEA experts will review successes and challenges from the past years in the field of nuclear medicine and cancer control, and outline the action plan for the countries and the IAEA to maximise the capacities to fight against the growing cancer burden. Read IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruta's opening statement. Statement →

Nuclear Technology in the Fight against Cancer: Scientific Forum Opens

Nuclear technology plays a significant role in the timely diagnosis and effective treatment of cancer, and helping countries to tackle the cancer burden remains one of the top priorities for the IAEA, highlighted IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruta at the opening of the 2019 Scientific Forum today. Read more →

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