Other Seminars

2019 Review 

l March 27-28, 2019

GCBC Chairman, Ms. Mary Wong attended the “CEO Leadership in Action” international exchange seminar in Singapore. The event was organized by the Union International Cancer Control (UICC). More than 80 leaders from UICC member organizations gathered to discuss leadership challenges and how to strengthen regional cooperation.

l March 29, 2019

GCBC Chairman, Ms. Mary Wong was invited as speaker at “War On Cancer Asia 2019” event in Singapore, sharing our views with representatives from health departments, medical practitioners, other non-profit organizations and patient groups around the world, to promote cancer prevention and improve patient care services.

l April 19-29th 2019

GCBC Honorary President Ms. Grace Jia together with other Steering Committee members, Dr. Tang Lichen from Fudan University Hospital and members of the Shanghai Pink Butterfly patients group went to oncology hospitals in Dehong, Kunming, Hangzhou and Shenyang to promote breast cancer support, management of patient groups among nursing staff, social workers and volunteers.。

l 12-15th June 2019

 GCBC members, led by our Steering Committee member, Ms JoAn Huang, attended the 19th International Breast Cancer Conference Reach for Recovery International (RRI) in Prague, Czech Republic. The theme of this international conference is “Building Bridges toward Recovery”. 

2nd October 2019

GCBC representatives attended The “Integrating Patients Engagement in Access to Medicines and Healthcare” round table held by CoRE and FasterCures in Singapore. Participants at the roundtable included patient organizations, medical groups, government agencies, medical policy makers and drug regulatory agencies. During the meeting, participants shared ideas on patient support and discussed obstacles patients groups faced in implementing services in their areas 

15th December 2019

“Innovate and build with one heart” – a patient groups seminar supported by GCBC, was held in December in Xian China. The purpose of the seminar is to enhance the management skill of new patient groups and conduct professional and targeted training through sharing and workshops.

2018年研討會回顧 2018 Review 

1st-4th October 2018 

GCBC Chairman, Ms. Mary Wong and Ms. Candy Lai attended the UICC “World Cancer Congress” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They also participated in the “Master Course on patient support”, a cancer support professional course by UICC. 


l 27-28th October 2018

Organized by the Xi’an Cancer Rehabilitation Association and supported by UICC and the China Anti-Cancer Association, GCBC initiated the “2018 Global Chinese Breast Cancer Organization Ability Enhancement Symposium” & “The 3rd Global Anti-Cancer Xi’an City Wall Walk” in Xi’an, China. GCBC Honorary President Ms. Grace Jia, Chairman Ms. Mary Wong, Steering Committee members Dr. Tang Lichen and Ms. Yang Jie attended and spoke at the symposium. The symposium focused on improving the management capabilities and work of breast cancer groups in China.

The “Anti-Cancer City Wall Walk” attracted thousands of and helped to spread the message of fighting cancer together.

5th – 8th November 2018

Ms. Grace Jia, GCBC Honorary President, was invited by the Henan Anti-Cancer Association and Zhengzhou Charity Federation to host training sessions at the “Henan Provincial Cancer Rehabilitation Training workshop “. More than one hundred medical staff and volunteers engaging in cancer rehabilitation work participated in the three-day training.