• SCCA Conference

    Moving forward to end cervical cancer by 2030

    UICC attends the 8th SCCA Conference in Namibia

    The 8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa (SCCA) conference was held in Windhoek, Namibia from the 20-22 July. Co-hosted by the the Office of the First Lady of the Republic of...

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    WHO Regional Committee meetings

    The WHO Regional Committee Meetings (RCMs) will take place September through October. 

    The NCD Alliance is coordinating attendance and we would like to know of any UICC members planning on attending. We have received invitations and agendas for the EURO and AFRO meetings so far – but...

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    2013 Financial Report

    We are pleased to release the first ever UICC Financial Report. 

    In previous years, the financial performance of UICC has been reported in the Annual Report of that year. However, this year and from now on, we will provide a more comprehensive and detailed...

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    Hepatitis: Think Again

    World Hepatitis Day on Monday 28th of July

    Millions of people will mark World Hepatitis Day this year, which takes place on the 28th of July. Viral hepatitis kills 1.5 million people worldwide each year, ranking as the world's eighth biggest...

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    Sign up to proclaim 27th July as Head Neck Cancer Day

    UICC signs proclamation to declare 27th July as Head Neck Cancer Day.

    Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC) is the leading cause of death and disability in many parts of the world, affecting people in the productive age-group, yet most of this mortality and...

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    ACSBI Fellowship Call for Proposals now open

    Kickstart your research career with an American Cancer Society International Fellowships for Beginning Investigators (ACSBI)

    We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 ACSBI Fellowships. The application closing date is 1st November 2014. The ACSBI offers a 12 months fellowship with a value of USD50,000...

  • Beyond the Millenium Development Goals

    New publication on cancer control beyond the MDGs

    By Cary Adams, UICC CEO, and Rebecca Morton-Doherty, UICC Advocacy & Programmes Coordination Manager.

    The following is an extract of the article Beyond the Millennium Development Goals: Positioning Cancer Control in the Post 2015 Agenda published in Cancer Control 2014: Cancer Control in Emerging...

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    UICC condolences regarding MH17 tragedy

    On this sad day, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) extends its deepest sympathies to all those affected by the MH17 tragedy, including our colleagues in the global health community...

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    UICC President-Elect named Honorary Fellow

    Prof. Tezer Kutluk named Honorary Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have presented an Honorary AAP Membership Certificate to Prof. Tezer Kutluk, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pediatrics at the Hacettepe University School of...

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    UN NCD Review

    Updates from New York

    Day 1: Member States, the UN system, and civil society met at UN Headquarters in New York for the first of the 2-day high-level UN NCD Review. The Opening session   The day started with opening...