• WCRF UK Towers Challenge

    World Cancer Research Fund UK Towers Challenge starts on 28th September: registrations are open

    This autumn climb 8 iconic buildings from the comfort of your own office to help prevent cancer.

    UICC member World Cancer Research Fund UK launches the Towers Challenge on 28th September. This stair-climbing challenge, run in partnership with Stepjockey, will encourage staff to be more active at...

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    ASCO and UICC collaborate to extend reach of Journal of Global Oncology

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announced today their partnership to expand the reach of the Journal of Global Oncology (JGO), a new open-access journal that will focus on cancer care, research, and care delivery issues unique to countries and settings with limited healthcare resources. 

    It is estimated that today nearly two-thirds of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and this is forecast to increase to 70 percent by 20301. While some journals...

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    UNGASS 2016: mobilisation for the development of an action plan on controlled medicines

    The UN General Assembly will hold a Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem on 19-21 April 2016. A major opportunity to address the issue of limited availability of controlled medicines in much of the world.

    5.5 million people in needless pain The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that each year 5.5 million terminal cancer patients suffer moderate to severe pain that is not managed at all[1]. An...

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    Effective capacity building through UICC Master Courses

    Discover how a participant applied his learning and contributed to raising US$100,000 for paediatric cancer

    At the 2014 World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Issarang Nuchprayoon participated in a Master Course on the topic of ‘Effective financial management of NGOs’. In a short interview...

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    New publication on the ICCP building capacity in cancer control planning

    The following is an extract of the article "The International Cancer Control Partnership: Building Capacity in Cancer Control Planning" published in Cancer Control 2015: Cancer Control in Emerging Health Systems.

    National cancer planning that supports a robust health system in order to effectively prevent and control cancer is a critical investment for both developed and developing countries alike. Cancer...

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    Interview with an AFCRN fellow at the National Zambia Cancer Registry

    In an interview with UICC, Ms Catherine Okello, Information Analyst at National Cancer Intelligence Network, shares her 3 month fellowship experience at the National Zambia Cancer Registry facilitated by African Cancer Registry Network (AFCRN) and UICC.

    Read the full interview below to learn more about GICR, AFCRN and UICC fellowships' efforts in providing techincal and scientific support to countries in the fight against cancer. Can you explain to...

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    2016 WCC - Call for sessions now open

    Carefully read the guidelines and submit your proposal now

    The Union for International Cancer Control (About UICC) is now calling for proposals from the global cancer community to help shape a powerful programme for the next World Cancer Congress, in Paris,...

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    World Hepatitis Day: Prevent hepatitis. Act now.

    Globally, close to 500 million people are affected by chronic viral hepatitis. Hepatitis causes 80% of liver cancer deaths.

    World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2015 - On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners are highlighting the urgent need for countries to enhance their actions...

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    World Head and Neck Cancer Day: Celebrations at Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute

    Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute celebrated World Head & Neck Cancer Day on 27th July 2015 with a day long programme.

    Guwahati (India), ​27th July, 2015 - Head and Neck Cancer is the leading cause of death and disability in India, while oral cancer is the most common of all head and neck cancers and is the primary...

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    Announcing the 2015 "Maximize Life" Global Cancer Awareness Campaign Essay contest

    Essays will be accepted from 21 July to 18 August 2015.

    Are you a cancer survivor or caregiver who has overcome adversity? Are you eager to help others find their inner strength by sharing your story? UICC Member, The Max Foundation, announces the 2015...