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Each of us has a personal story that connects us to cancer, making it a driving force behind World Cancer Day.

Dr. Roger Dansey
SVP, Global Oncology Clinical Research MSD

World Cancer Day presents a unique occasion to rally our employees globally around an important cause and message.

Maya Martinez-Davis
Global Head of Oncology, Merck

World Cancer Day is an inclusive platform for voices from all corners of the world, including the remotest areas.

Sutapa Biswas
Executive Director, Cancer Foundation of India

World Cancer Day is a powerful opportunity to speak out, to call for action, to listen to cancer patients and their families, and to give them a voice.

Ana Fernández-Marcos
Director, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Alliances Spanish Association Against Cancer

World Cancer Day helps us to bring the message to our children to stay active, lead healthy lifestyles and not to be afraid.

Angela Boulton
School Business Manager, Rainford Brook Lodge

This World Cancer Day, we can make a difference for millions of people everywhere by committing to actions that will reduce the global threat of the disease.

Gary Reedy
CEO, American Cancer Society

It's important for BMS to support World Cancer Day and to partner with organizations such as UICC to help advance the voice of patients and what they value most around the world.

Catharine Trzaskawka
Head of Global Advocacy, Bristol-Myers Squibb

At Merck, we are proud to partner with the UICC to recognize World Cancer Day. Each year, our colleagues around the world unite to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to the oncology community and advance cancer care for patients worldwide.

James Campbell
Global Head of Oncology Franchise, Merck

Since the company’s creation, Diaceutics has been focused on eliminating the barriers to early and accurate cancer diagnosis. Our support for World Cancer Day will help elevate the need for access to early detection and diagnosis, as an enabler to precise treatment. On behalf of Diaceutics, I am honored to be a part of this effort and I will relentlessly drive better testing.

Peter Keeling
CEO, Diaceutics
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