World Cancer Day – Thursday 4th Feb 2021

Join us for Greater Manchester Cancer World Cancer Day - Thursday 4th Feb 2021

This year, World Cancer Day takes place on Thursday 4th February 2021. The global theme this year is #IAmAndIWill, encouraging us to think about our own commitments to improving cancer outcomes.

The team at Greater Manchester Cancer will be marking this important day with a range of activities, from selected live online events to activities on social media.

Full details are soon to follow. Please check back for updates, or keep an eye out on our social media over the coming days for more information.

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I have already registered for ‘Virtual Cancer Week’ in May. Is this different? Do I need to register again?

Yes, this is a separate, dedicated event to mark World Cancer Day. You can register for this session by clicking here.

I am busy on this day but I’m still interested. Will it be recorded?

Yes, we are hoping to record all live sessions to make them available for those not able to attend on the day. You should still register for the event via the link above to gain access to recordings once they are available.

Who can attend Greater Manchester Cancer’s World Cancer Day events?

The activities held on this day by the Greater Manchester Cancer team are available to Healthcare Professionals, Service Users and the General Public of Greater Manchester and East Cheshire.