• Margaret Chan opens WHA69

    69th World Health Assembly: Live Update

    Rolling summary of events surrounding the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA). For immediate updates please follow @UICC @NCDAlliance #WHA69 on Twitter.

    Monday 23 May 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland: The 69th World Health Assembly (#WHA69) opened today with a special address from Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO)....

  • ICCP portal

    Relaunch of the ICCP portal, the key online platform for cancer planners

    23 May 2016 - Launched by the International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP) in November 2013 at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit, the ICCP Portal is a web-based tool on cancer control planning and capacity-building, linked to non-communicable diseases (NCD) control and prevention.

    In May 2016, the ICCP portal is relaunched to bundle worldwide efforts to develop and implement national cancer control plans. Thanks to its new look and user-friendly features, cancer control...

  • UICC News - WHO Report on the global tobacco epidemic 2015

    Cancer and NCD community welcome major private sector announcement to divest from tobacco industry

    Amount totalling 1.8 billion Euros is largest single divestment of its kind

      Geneva, Switzerland, 23 May 2016: On the eve of the 69th World Health Assembly, at a special event convened last night by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the global cancer and...

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    Interview with UICC President-elect

    As we close the nominations process for the Board of Directors and President-Elect for 2016-2018, read more about President-Elect Sanchia Aranda and her vision for the Board of Directors for 2016-2018.

    We thank those that have taken part of this process by nominating candidates. The process will close at midnight tonight, Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8). A few more hours left for those interested. Do...

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    UICC lance son premier Master Course sur les soins palliatifs en français

    Dans le cadre de ses activités dédiées au renforcement des capacités lors du Congrès mondial contre le cancer 2016 à Paris, l’Union Internationale Contre le Cancer (UICC) lance son premier Master Course en français.

    Le cours traitera des soins palliatifs et de la prise en charge de la douleur en Afrique francophone et aura pour but de renforcer les compétences et connaissances des participants, en vue d'...

  • UICC regional roundtable in Latin America

    UICC holds a regional roundtable on cervical cancer prevention in Latin America

    27 April 2016 - Cancer control leaders from 16 countries attend UICC’s Latin American regional roundtable on cervical cancer prevention.

    The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Chile, PAHO and the South America Network of National Cancer Institutes (RINC), held the Latin...

  • The end of the Call for abstracts

    The 2016 WCC Call for Abstracts is now closed

    On behalf of UICC, the Programme Committee and the Abstract Committee, we would like to thank all the applicants for their participation and engagement and for submitting one of the 1200 abstracts received.

    29 April 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – A panel of International Experts will start reviewing the abstracts within few days. All abstract submitters will be notified of the format of their abstract...

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    Nominate your candidate for the UICC Board of Directors and President-Elect

    Nominate your candidate for the UICC Board of Directors and President-Elect for the 2016-2018 term. The Board of Directors provides strategic direction to the organisation and represents all member organisations. Don't miss this opportunity to nominate your candidate.

    Nominations can be submitted until 15 May 2016. A Nominating Committee will be responsible for reviewing the nominations and putting forward to the General Assembly an appropriate number of nominees ...

  • Astellas - C3 Prize - Changing Cancer Care

    Astellas co-sponsors C3 Prize for cancer care innovations

    27 April 2016 - UICC partner Astellas Pharma Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, Astellas US LLC is co-sponsoring the C3 (Changing Cancer Care) Prize with the World Medical Innovation Forum, Stanford Medicine X and MATTER.

    The C3 Prize is a challenge aimed at inspiring non-medicine and non-treatment innovation to change cancer care for patients and their loved ones as they navigate the cancer care continuum. The cancer...

  • UICC Awarded "Most Successful NGO in the Health Sector for the Year 2016"

    UICC Awarded "Most Successful NGO in the Health Sector for the Year 2016"

    21 April 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – The award was given out by the Society for Health Volunteers – Turkey.

    The most successful NGO in Health Award for 2016 has been given to the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) by the Society for Health Volunteers -Turkey. The society has been giving the...