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    Cities light up for World Cancer Day

    Landmarks around the world light up World Cancer Day colours this 4 February 

    From Geneva to New York to Vancouver, the world will witness some of the most significant buildings and landmarks light up in orange and blue to mark World Cancer Day this coming 4 February. Taking...

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    22 Biopharma Companies Partner and Launch First-of-its-kind Global Initiative to Address Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases

    Global, multi-stakeholder collaboration, called Access Accelerated, to be delivered in partnership with World Bank Group and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

    Initial three-year commitment will catalyze, develop, measure and replicate sustainable programs in low and lower-middle income countries Collective funding of $50 million and increased individual...

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

    Watch the recording of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) launching the C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge in Davos, Switzerland.

    Launching of C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge, in Davos at the World Economic Forum Watch the recorded webcast and discover the first key learning cities committed to the challenge.  CCAN2025...

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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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    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...