• War on Cancer 2017

    Join UICC at the War on Cancer event in Singapore

    The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2017 taking place on 30 March in Singapore, will present new thinking on scaling up the response to cancer in low- and middle-income countries and innovative ways to finance cancer control in Asia.

    Join more than 150 senior health care leaders from across Asia-Pacific and the world. Representatives from WHO and the civil society, Ministries of health, industry experts and many others will also...

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    UICC and Pfizer announce the next phase of the SPARC grants initiative

    Pfizer commits funding to continue SPARC MBC Challenge grants partnership with UICC - supporting breast cancer patients - bringing total funding to more than $1.3 Million (USD).

    Geneva, Switzerland, 8 March 2017 – In conjunction with International Women’s Day, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Pfizer Inc. today announced the next phase of their pioneering...

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    Launch of new Knowledge Summaries for Comprehensive Breast Cancer Control

    UICC is delighted to announce the launch of the Knowledge Summaries for Comprehensive Breast Cancer Control (KSBC), a series to support national implementation and scale up of effective, financed and sustainable breast cancer strategies  

    This International Women’s Day, UICC is proud to announce the launch of the Knowledge Summaries for Comprehensive Breast Cancer Control (KSBCs) developed as a tool to help policy makers identify and...

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    UICC congratulates Dr Christian Wittekind on receiving a lifetime achievement award from the German Cancer Society.

    Dr Christian Wittekind has been awarded the Karl Heinrich Bauer Medal by the German Cancer Society for his outstanding contribution to cancer medicine.

    The UICC Geneva team is proud to share with you the news that Dr Christian Wittekind has been awarded the Karl Heinrich Bauer Medal by the German Cancer Society for his outstanding contribution to...

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    Canadian Cancer Society bridging the health literacy gap

    Our member the Canadian Cancer Society is launching a new series of plain language videos - starting with a 'What is cancer?' video - which aim to overcome the health literacy gap.

    28 February 2017, Toronto - Reliable and trusted health information plays an essential role in helping people cope with a cancer diagnosis, but far too many Canadians struggle to understand the...

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    Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY): Deadline looming

    The YY Study Grants provides a unique opportunity to carry out international research.  Please note that the application closing date is 15th March 2017.

      3 months International Fellowships with an award value of US$10,000 towards travel and living costs AIMS to initiate, set-up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating ...

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    Seeking members' feedback on the evolution of World Cancer Day

    Provide your feedback for a chance to win a 50% discount off your next UICC membership renewal 

    This past 4 February, people everywhere came together to mark World Cancer Day, with over 900 activities taking place in over 100 countries. It was fantastic to see so many UICC members get involved...

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    Slovenia passes tobacco plain packaging law

    Ljubljana, Slovenia - 15 February 2017: The National Assembly of Slovenia yesterday passed a law making plain packaging compulsory from 2020.

    In a country where almost a quarter of people ages between 15 and 64 smoke, Slovenia is also clamping down on tobacco advertising in an attempt to reduce these figures. "Every day, 10 people in...

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    New working group on paediatric cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean

    On this International Childhood Cancer Day, UICC is delighted to see the creation of a new PAHO led Childhood Cancer Working Group, and to annouce the launch of a webinar series on how members and partners have implemented the UICC/CCI/SIOP Signs and Symptoms campaign on childhood cancer

    UICC is proud to have contributed to the emergence of a new regional childhood cancer network in Latin America and the Caribbean. The PAHO led Childhood Cancer Working Group (PAHO-CCWG) had its...

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    How the world marked World Cancer Day 2017

    A look at how the world came together to show their support in the fight against cancer 

    This past Saturday 4 February, people from all over the world took part in World Cancer Day, with well over 800 activities taking place in over 100 countries on every continent. Under this year’s...