Women, power and cancer:

A Lancet Commission


                                                       GENEVA 2023


The global launch of the Commission was held as a hybrid event on 27 September 2023 at the Geneva Graduate Institute, with support from The Lancet, the US National Cancer Institute, The Geneva Graduate Institute, GENDRO, and the Union for International Cancer Control.

Thanks for joining us, and we look forward to regional launches over the next year!

Vania Coelho Wisdom PhD, Executive Editor and Oncology Ambassador, THE LANCET (London, United Kingdom)
Commission presentation with key ndings and recommendations
Ophira Ginsburg MSc, MD, U.S. National Cancer Institute Center, for Global Health, Co-chair of The Lancet Commission (United States)
What does feminism have to do with cancer?
Shirin Heidari PhD, GENDRO; Gender Centre, The Geneva Graduate Institute (Geneva, Switzerland)
Panel Discussion with Co-Chairs and Commissioners


Jérôme Salomon MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Director General for Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland)
Monica Bertagnolli MD, Director, National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, United States)
Panel discussion with global thought leaders in women’s rights, cancer control, global health and development
Ophira Ginsburg MSc, MD, The U.S. National Cancer Institute, Center for Global Health (United States)
Vania Coelho Wisdom PhD, THE LANCET (London, United Kingdom)