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    Addressing physical inactivity and poor nutrition is a global challenge say UICC members in 2016 Progress Report

    World Cancer Day helps to spotlight physical activity in fight against cancer. 

    This year, World Cancer Day will see the sport community come together in the fight against cancer under the Support through sport initiative. The initiative underscores the importance of healthy...

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    YY Call for Proposals - Deadline 15 March 2017

    UICC's Fellowships & Workshops team is pleased to announce the first call for proposals for the 2017 Yamagiwa-Yoshida (YY) Memorial International Cancer Study Grants.

    The YY Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to carry out international research and significantly increase your knowledge and research skills, preparing you to better compete internationally. ...

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    World Cancer Day social media campaign kicks off

    Spread the message of World Cancer Day through social media and help fight against cancer 

    Today, the World Cancer Day’s Support through Sport initiative officially kicks off on social media. In 2017, World Cancer Day is harnessing the collective power of sport to spread help spread the...

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    C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge upcoming live press conference at WEF in Davos

    The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) will be launching the C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge on the 17 January 2017 in Davos, Switzerland. Be sure to tune in to watch it live.

    Launching of C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge, in Davos at the World Economic Forum Follow Live webcast (embedded below) on Tuesday 17 January 2017 at 17h30 and discover the first key learning...

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    NCI and WHO release a new global report on tobacco control

    10 January 2017 - Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives according to findings published in the report.

    Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report...

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    The 2016 World Cancer Congress hits new highs, the official report reveals

    The official report compiles the best Congress moments and highlights the key results drawn upon the answers of the survey respondents.

    During almost a week in Paris, the 2016 World Cancer Congress became the centre of global exchange and education in the area of cancer control for 3260 leaders and experts from 169 countries. 500...

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    Norway adopts standardised packaging to save lives and prevent suffering from tobacco use

    9 December 2016, Oslo - UICC and the Norwegian Cancer Society are delighted to report that Members of the Norwegian Parliament have overwhelmingly voted in favour of implementing standardised packaging for tobacco products.

    This builds on the success of similar plain packaging measures implemented in Australia in 2012. Across the Parliament, a significant majority of politicians endorsed the standardised packaging...

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    New translations and fresh updates to World Cancer Day materials

    6 December 2016 - New translations and freshly updated materials are now available help promote your activity, event or campaign this coming World Cancer Day 

    The World Cancer Day 2017 Campaign Toolkit is now available online in both French and Spanish. The Toolkit - filled with ideas on how to get involved in World Cancer Day, case studies to inspire you...

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    8th Edition of the UICC TNM classification of Malignant Tumors published

    The 8th edition of the UICC TNM Classification is published and provides the latest, internationally agreed-upon standards to describe and categorise cancer stages and progression.

    In December 2016, the new 8th edition of the TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours is being published. Edited by Prof. James Brierley, UICC past-president Prof. Mary Gospodarowicz (both Princess...

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    The Cancer Atlas, 2nd Edition launched in Arabic

    Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) have launched the Arabic version of the 2nd edition of the Cancer Atlas in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and UICC.

    The Cancer Atlas, collates a large variety of research and cancer data from 184 countries and combines the findings into a comprehensive guide that illustrates the global cancer landscape. It...