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    World Cancer Day 2016 – Global Press Release

    Millions to take action against the world’s most deadly disease

    Thursday 4 February 2016 – World Cancer Day: Geneva, Switzerland – Cancer will kill more than eight million people worldwide this year, which is equivalent to the entire population of New York. Half...

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    Join the ‘Talking Hands’ activity to raise awareness for World Cancer Day

    Looking for a simple but impactful way to be part of World Cancer Day? The ‘Talking Hands’ social media campaign to support World Cancer Day is now live.

    To encourage not only organisations and corporates to mark the Day but also individuals, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) – the custodians of World Cancer Day – has launched a social...

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    From Australia to Brazil SPARC awardees make their mark on World Cancer Day

    One year since the launch of the SPARC MBC Challenge 20 organisations in 18 countries are now starting their important work and are using World Cancer Day to share their messages.

    On World Cancer Day 2015 UICC, supported by Pfizer, launched the Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community SPARC Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge to support initiatives worldwide that...

  • Every woman, Every child for World Cancer Day 2016

    Every Woman Every Child Toolkit World Cancer Day 2016

    “Towards a Cervical Cancer Free World”

    On 4 February, the international community will rally around World Cancer Day – an annual day to raise awareness about cancer and promote ways to ease its growing global burden. While there is no...

  • EML Call for Contributions

    UICC online consultation - call for contributions is now open to feed into next cycle of updates to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

    Submit your contribution to feed into the next cycle of discussions with WHO and contribute to the 2017 decision making

    The WHO has published its full report of the 20th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines containing the 2015 WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and a dedicated...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress - Preliminary Programme Revealed

    The Congress preliminary programme is now available online!

    It will accommodate 80 multidisciplinary sessions across the five tracks and about 400 international cancer and health experts who will explore and discuss the drivers of change in cancer control and...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress - Call for Abstracts now open

    Submit your abstract and contribute to the 2016 Paris Congress programme!

    Our traditional Call for Abstracts is now open and will run until 25 April 2016. As the leading promotional platform for the integration of research findings and evidence into healthcare policy and...

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    Deadline extension: GloboDiet fellowship for Ghana

    UICC, IARC and WCRF International launch GloboDiet fellowship for Ghana

    The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and the World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF International) have joined forces to...

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    More than 1000 registrations for the 2016 World Cancer Congress

    The Paris Congress keeps building momentum as an increasing number of world's leading experts sign up for the not- to-be-missed event in the 2016 cancer control calendar.

    More than 1000 health and cancer professionals drawn from 50 countries and all the regions of the world have decided to embark on a unique Congress journey, not only to share existing know-how and...

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    Psycho-Oncology Special Issue on Cancer Prevention

    For a limited time the Psycho-Oncology Special Issue on Cancer Prevention is free-to-access online for UICC members.

    Over the past decade, global action to address the emerging crisis in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has escalated. Central to these efforts has been the support and influence of the World Health...