• The Big Debate

    The Big Debates

    Read more about one of the exciting new sessions at the World Cancer Congress!

    The 2014 World Cancer Congress will see the introduction of a new programme highlight called the ‘Big Debates’. Each session will feature experts from different backgrounds/schools of thought on...

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    Mexico: Needless Suffering at End of Life

    Enforce Law Guaranteeing Pain Relief 

    (Mexico City, October 28, 2014) – Tens of thousands of patients with terminal illnesses in Mexico suffer unnecessarily from severe pain and other symptoms because they cannot access adequate end-of-...

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    Launch of new European Code Against Cancer

    Lyon/Luxembourg - 14 October 2014

    The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), today launches the 4th edition of the European Code Against Cancer with...

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    World Mental Health Day

    Help raise awareness on World Mental Health Day.

    This Friday October 10th is World Mental Health Day. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and to raise awareness of mental...

  • Voting at the UICC General Assembly

    UICC General Assembly fast approaching

    All UICC members are invited to attend the General Assembly

    The General Assembly will take place at the Palladium, Crown Towers Hotel in Melbourne, Australia on 2 December 2014 at 16h. Full members not attending the General Assembly can delegate their voting...

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    Summary of the 69th UNGA High Level Week

    The high-level week of the 69th UN General Assembly was a very active and productive week for the NCD Alliance and members of their network, with several successful events, the launch of a new policy...

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    New specialised-HPV unit launched in Italy

    By UICC Member the Istituto Nazionale Tumori Regina Elena

    A HPV-Unit that specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the HPV infection has recently been launched by the Istituto Nazionale Tumori Regina Elena. The HPV-Unit aims to be a point...

  • NCD Alliance - Global Forum launch dinner

    Strengthening the NCD Civil Society Movement

    First Global NCD Alliance Forum Announced

    24th September 2014, New York  - The NCD Alliance last night announced the launch of the first Global NCD Alliance Forum, which will take place in November 2015, and will be hosted by Friends of...

  • McCabe Knowledge Hub

    McCabe launches knowledge hub website

    The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer has recently launched an FCTC knowledge hub website.

    The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, a joint initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control and its member organization, Cancer Council Victoria has launched a knowledge hub which will...

  • World Heart Day - 2014 Campaign

    Today is World Heart Day!

    Get involved, by signing the petition or plan your own World Heart Day event!

    This World Heart Day, the World Heart Federation's focus is on creating heart-healthy environments. By ensuring that people are able to make heart-healthy choices wherever they live, work and play,...