World Cancer Day (February 4) was marked in Lagos, Nigeria with the 2nd annual Omolara Jolaoso Memorial Lecture*. The lecture themed “ Survivorship” brought together more than 500 participants including local and international cancer experts, patients, survivors, advocates, healthcare professionals, government officials, policy makers, legislators, parents and students where knowledge and experience about survivorship were shared in order to galvanise action and build networks to improve breast cancer support and care in Nigeria. The event which had three speakers namely: 1. Dr Julie Gralow, Professor of Medical Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2. Ms. Philippa Decuir, Founder/Executive Director, Breast Cancer Initiative of East Africa, Inc.(BCIEA), Rwanda and 3. Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, Founder/President, Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), Ibadan, Nigeria was chaired by Professor Adeyemi T. Ajekigbe, Consultant Radiation Oncologist & Head of Department, Radiotherapy & Oncology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos, Nigeria.