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    Improving policymaking to tackle cancer & non-communicable diseases

    World Cancer Research Fund International has created a high-level policy advisory group to advise on how we can effectively meet the evidence needs of the global policymaking community.

    A new international high-level Policy Advisory Group has been formed to help advise World Cancer Research Fund International on how we can effectively meet the evidence needs of the global...

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    Cancer Atlas launched in French and Spanish

    The French version of the Cancer Atlas was launched during the 4th Meeting of ALIAM and the Spanish during LALCEC's Annual Meeting.  

    The ceremony took place on the first day of the 4th Meeting of ALIAM (the Alliance of African and Mediterranean French Speaking Leagues), in the presence of representatives from 23 francophone...

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    World Cancer Day 2015 Campaign Report now available!

    Discover the record breaking numbers and read some great success stories.

    We have been amazed to see and discover all of the wonderful events that took place around the world to mark this important day and have provided some success stories to illustrate a few. As we have...

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    Released: 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 malignant tumours.

      The modules are to be used as a teaching aid and essential toolkit for those working in cancer staging. The following modules are now available for download: Module 3:UICC TNM Prostate Cancer...

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    SPARC - Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge grants closing soon

    There is just under 2 weeks to go to submit your Letter of Intent to address the needs of metastatic breast cancer patients

    The SPARC - Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge is an offer under the umbrella of UICCs Global Education and Training Initiative with the objective of seeding progress and resources for the cancer...

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    Recent survey confirms UICC Fellowships’ high impact on capacity-building

    All UICC fellows are asked to complete a survey approximately one year after the conclusion of their fellowship to assess the long term impact.

    Some key findings of the latest survey conducted in December 2014 show exceptional trends related to publishing, international collaboration and career path.  60% of fellows have published with their...

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    New research findings on liver cancer published

    World Cancer Research Fund International has published its global research into liver cancer and lifestyle factors, which finds strong evidence that consuming approximately three or more alcoholic drinks a day causes liver cancer. The finding provides the clearest indication to date of how many drinks actually cause the disease.

    Published as part of World Cancer Research Fund International’s Continuous Update Project – its ongoing programme to analyse global research on how diet, nutrition, physical activity and weight...

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    McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer

    The McCabe Centre's most recent 3-week intensive legal training course, which ran in February-March, was featured in an Australian radio programme, The Law Report. You can listen to the programme online.

    The 30 minute in-depth piece covers the training programme, the legal challenges to Australia's tobacco plain packaging, and includes fantastic interviews with course participants Amit Yadav (India...

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    2014 Annual Activity Report

    It is with great pleasure that we share with you UICC's 2014's Annual Activity Report, highlighting some of the great projects and achievements of UICC and our members and partners.

    It has been a splendid year which concluded with an excellent week in Melbourne, Australia in December. I believe that the 2014 World Cancer Congress was an exceptional event and I was delighted to...

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    Launch of Tobacco Atlas, 5th Edition

    The World Lung Foundation and American Cancer Society launched the Tobacco Atlas, 5th Edition at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health 17-21 March 2015.  

    Global  and  country-level  data  contained  within  the  Atlas are gathered  from  multiple  sources  presenting  the  best  and  most  recent  evidence of the scale of the tobacco epidemic and...