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    Breast cancer awareness month

    Taking place annually throughout the month of October

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. While the general public are often...

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    Lancet Oncology: Radiotherapy and Cancer Surgery Commissions released

    Key needs, gaps and opportunities identified in the areas of radiotherapy and global cancer surgery

    Multidisciplinary care forms a cornerstone for cancer control, and access to essential medicines, radiotherapy, and surgery are an indispensible part of universal health coverage (UHC) and cancer...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress – Registrations are now open

    Register for the 2016 World Cancer Congress – Autumn Festival offer at €300

    Seize the opportunity to secure your 2016 WCC attendance at only €300, and save up to 60% on your registration fees during our Autumn Festival offer, running until 15 January 2016 – the standard rate...

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    Adoption of Agenda 2030: A major victory for NCDs

    World leaders formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the United Nations in New York

    Today is a historic moment for the non-communicable disease (NCD) community. This morning, world leaders formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the United Nations in New York...

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    NCD Alliance in the post-2015 era

    Leadership, vision and priorities to transform the NCD response

    New York, 24 September 2015: The adoption of the post-2015 development agenda (“2030 Agenda”) at the UN Sustainable Development Summit this week marks a momentous achievement for the NCD Alliance and...

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    World Cancer Day 2016 Campaign Materials available

    Campaign Toolkit, Key messages Fact Sheets and Posters are available

    A truly global event taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by...

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    The first articles of the Journal of Global Oncology are now online

    Read the first published articles of the new Journal of Global Oncology on their website.

    The first articles on the new Journal of Global Oncology were published on 23 September and cover the wide field of cancer care, from an overview of the cancer care resources in Africa, to themes...

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    UNICANCER Federation President Josy Reiffers, 66, Passed Away

    UICC is saddened to learn of Josy Reiffers’ death, 21 September 2015. UICC member and partner UNICANCER is a hospital group in France entirely devoted to fighting cancer.  

    Josy Reiffers, 66 year old, was a Doctor and Hematologist who had held the office of President of UNICANCER since October 2010. He was also the Director of the Institut Bergonié (Centre for cancer...

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    UICC and partners, ISNCC and CDC Host Workshops for Nurses in Central and South America on Cervical Cancer Screening

    Workshops were hosted in El Salvador and Peru

    UICC and its partners, the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosted collaborative workshops for nurses and midwives on...

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    Huge success for 2016 Congress call for sessions

    The call for sessions has broken a record counting 270 session proposals from all over the globe.

    This success shows a tremendous collaborative effort and engagement from the cancer and NCD community, whom have put their brains together over the last three months, to come up with innovative and...