When is World Cancer Day 2026?

World Cancer Day 2026 is on Wednesday 4th Feb, 2026 (04/02/2026) in 703 days

What is World Cancer Day?

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is observed annually on February 4th to raise awareness about cancer, its prevention, detection, and treatment. Cancer is a leading cause of death globally, and this global campaign aims to unite people around the world to reduce the impact of cancer. The goal is to promote education, encourage action, and bring about change in the fight against cancer.

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) leads this campaign, which is supported by various organizations, governments, and individuals. The theme for World Cancer Day changes every year, but the overall objective is to promote awareness and action towards preventing and controlling cancer. By participating in events, fundraisers, and social media campaigns, people can help to spread awareness about cancer and support those affected by the disease.

The impact of World Cancer Day is significant, as it encourages people to take action towards preventing cancer and improving cancer care. It also provides a platform for individuals to share their stories and experiences, reducing the stigma associated with cancer. Through this global campaign, we can work together to reduce the impact of cancer and improve the quality of life for those affected by the disease. Let's use this opportunity to educate ourselves and others about cancer, take action towards prevention, and support those affected by cancer.

In conclusion, World Cancer Day is an important global campaign that aims to promote education, action, and change in the fight against cancer. By joining forces, we can raise awareness, promote healthy living, and support those affected by the disease. Let's use this opportunity to educate ourselves and others about cancer and take steps towards a healthier future.

Dates for World Cancer Day from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of World Cancer Day is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
World Cancer Day 2030MondayFeb 4th in 2164 days
World Cancer Day 2029SundayFeb 4th in 1799 days
World Cancer Day 2028FridayFeb 4th in 1433 days
World Cancer Day 2027ThursdayFeb 4th in 1068 days
World Cancer Day 2026WednesdayFeb 4th in 703 days
World Cancer Day 2025TuesdayFeb 4th in 338 days
World Cancer Day 2024SundayFeb 4th 27 days ago
World Cancer Day 2023SaturdayFeb 4th 392 days ago
World Cancer Day 2022FridayFeb 4th 757 days ago
World Cancer Day 2021ThursdayFeb 4th 1122 days ago
World Cancer Day 2020TuesdayFeb 4th 1488 days ago
World Cancer Day 2019MondayFeb 4th 1853 days ago
World Cancer Day 2018SundayFeb 4th 2218 days ago
World Cancer Day 2017SaturdayFeb 4th 2583 days ago
World Cancer Day 2016ThursdayFeb 4th 2949 days ago
World Cancer Day 2015WednesdayFeb 4th 3314 days ago
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Start DateFeb 4, 2026
When? Starts in 703 days
Duration1 Day
Type Other Days

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