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    Passing of Dr Nigel Gray, AO

    Sunday 21 December, 2014

    The public health community in Australia and internationally is in mourning today, with the announcement of the death of one of its pioneers, Dr Nigel Gray AO. Dr Gray, the Director of the Cancer...

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    YY Fellowship Applications close 15 Jan

    Pursue a research collaboration abroad

    UICC is accepting Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY) applications until 15th January 2015.  Click here for more info. 

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    GICR launches new website

    The Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR), led by the International Agency for Research on Cancer has launched a new website. 

    GICR is a collaboration between international partners to share knowledge and facilitate research to inform cancer control. The revised website describes the unified strategy developed to addresses...

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    Launch of new publication on childhood cancer

    PAHO/WHO have released a new manual on early diagnosis of childhood cancer

    In many countries, cancer is the second leading cause of death in children over 1 year of age, exceeded only by accidents.  Fortunately, great progress has been made in the treatment of childhood...

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    Cancer Country Profiles 2014 now available!

    The Cancer Country Profiles 2014 is now available for Android and iOS devices via the NCD DataFinder App.

    Start using the NCD DataFinder App and accecss 194 national cancer profiles!   The NCD DataFinder App offers the following: Free mobile application for both Android and iOS devices Includes Country...

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    Spotlight on the Cancer Prevention Network: Multimedia Library

    Join the prevention conversation and access the Network's Multimedia Library now!

    The Cancer Prevention Network’s interactive multimedia library showcases the latest effective prevention campaigns and social media marketing interventions worldwide. The UICC Cancer Prevention...

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    Daily wrap up - 2014 World Cancer Congress

    A daily summary from the World Cancer Congress in Melbourne.

    Australia was at the centre of the global fight against cancer this month, with over 2,700 cancer advocates from 115 countries descending on Melbourne for the 2014 World Cancer Congress. Under the...

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    Launch of Knowledge Summaries of Comprehensive Breast Cancer Control

    First module from the Knowledge Summary Series unveiled at the 2014 World Cancer Congress.

    The Union for International Cancer Control, (UICC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Global Health, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Breast Health Global Initiative (...

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    Released: TNM e-learning modules

    On the occasion of the 2014 World Cancer Congress (WCC), eCancer and the UICC TNM Project are pleased to unveil the first series of TNM e-learning modules.  

    eCancer and UICC have collaborated to produce a set of 7 modules on TNM staging for the purpose of educating and informing the global cancer community on the globally accepted classification of...

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    2014 World Cancer Leaders' Summit

    The Economic Case for Cancer Control

    The 2014 World Cancer Congress kicked off, on Wednesday 3rd December, with the annual World Leaders' Summit. The topic was 'the Economic Case for Cancer Control' with more than 260 key decision...