Campaigns aimed at raising cancer awareness and encouraging early presentation has its impact on cancer patients. People with low cancer awareness and increased barriers to seeking medical help have worse cases of cancer survival. Cancer symptoms awareness and barriers scores varied greatly between geographical regions across nations of the world. Low cancer awareness score was associated with poor cancer survival. The barriers score was not associated with overall cancer survival but it was associated with breast cancer survival. Campaigns should focus on improving awareness about cancer symptoms especially in socioeconomically deprived areas. Efforts should be made to alleviate barriers to seeking medical help for cancer patients. This session discusses more about cancer awareness and survival.