Frequently asked

If you have any questions, it’s likely that somebody else has asked them before; you can find the answers to the most frequently asked questions here.

What is World Cancer Research Day?

This initiative was originally designed to contribute to the objectives of the World Cancer Declaration in promoting cancer research and keeping its momentum going. It aims to accomplish the scientific advances that will lead towards achieving the goal that brings us together: to defeat cancer.

When is World Cancer Research Day?

24th of September.

Is World Cancer Research Day a registered charity?

No, is an international movement promoted by organizations around the world.

What is the theme for this year?

“The future of cancer research starts now”

Who can get involved?

Anyone, individuals, organizations, etc, by signing the declaration, and spreading the word.

How can I get involved?

Your support will help us move forward towards a tomorrow without cancer. There are many ways to join de movement, find yours and make World Cancer Research Day grow.

  • Sign the declaration Sign the declaration
  • Register your activity Register your activity
  • Share on your social media Share on your social media
  • Organize your event, nothing is too small Organize your event, nothing is too small
  • Use the campaign materials Use the campaign materials
  • Become a supporting organization
How can I help with translating World Cancer Day materials?

You can contact with you interest.

May I use the materials available on the website?

Yes, of course.

If I use the World Cancer Day materials, do I need to mention your website or logo?

WCRD logo is mandatory to be used when using the materials.

Can I add the logo of my organisation to the materials, for example on the poster? And how?

Yes, you can add your organization’s logo. You can find the editable files in the materials section. We recommend you to place your logo on the opposite side where the World Cancer Research Day is placed.

Do you have a press release?
How do I add my activity to the Map of Impact?

By , and completing the form. Your activity will be checked by WCRD team and added to the map of activities.

How long does it take for my activity to show on the Map of Impact?

No longer than a week.