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    Spotlight on access to radiotherapy

    Latest updates from the Global Task Force on Radiotherapy for Cancer Control (GTFRCC)

    In 2014, the GTFRCC has made significant advances in tackling barriers to accessing radiotherapy. In June, The Lancet Oncology published a commentary on GlobalRT - an initiative of the Young Leaders...

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    World Cancer Day 2015 - Invitation to Campaign Launch Webinar

    On 4th September 2014

    We are delighted to invite you to the official 2015 World Cancer Day campaign launch via a special webinar. The webinar, taking place on 4th September 2014 will be hosted twice during the day to...

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    New report about HPV vaccine trials released

    New report shows that HPV vaccine trials can be significantly shortened

    Lyon, France, 25 August 2014 - A new report from a Working Group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization,...

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    Upcoming Cervical Cancer Action Coalition Webinar - Register Now!

    Save the date! Wednesday 10 September 2014

    On Wednesday 10 September 2014, Cervical Cancer Action Coalition (CCA) will host its 10th webinar - "HPV tests: the key to universal screening for cervical cancer?" The 2 hour webinar will be...

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    Nurse training project in Vietnam

    UICC supports development of paediatric oncology nursing in Hue, Vietnam

    Having a well-structured nursing education curricula in paediatric oncology that can be adapted at regional/local level is crucial to improve the quality of care for children with cancer. In Vietnam...

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    New publication released on regulation of NCD risk factors

    "Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods"

    A new publication, edited by Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman, has recently been released, which describes some of the legal implications surrounding the regulation of risk factors for...

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    Moving forward to end cervical cancer by 2030

    UICC attends the 8th SCCA Conference in Namibia

    The 8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa (SCCA) conference was held in Windhoek, Namibia from the 20-22 July. Co-hosted by the the Office of the First Lady of the Republic of...

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    WHO Regional Committee meetings

    The WHO Regional Committee Meetings (RCMs) will take place September through October. 

    The NCD Alliance is coordinating attendance and we would like to know of any UICC members planning on attending. We have received invitations and agendas for the EURO and AFRO meetings so far – but...

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    2013 Financial Report

    We are pleased to release the first ever UICC Financial Report. 

    In previous years, the financial performance of UICC has been reported in the Annual Report of that year. However, this year and from now on, we will provide a more comprehensive and detailed...

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    Hepatitis: Think Again

    World Hepatitis Day on Monday 28th of July

    Millions of people will mark World Hepatitis Day this year, which takes place on the 28th of July. Viral hepatitis kills 1.5 million people worldwide each year, ranking as the world's eighth biggest...