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    68th World Health Assembly: Live Update

    Rolling summary of events surrounding the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA). For immediate updates please follow @UICC @NCDAlliance #WHA68 on Twitter.

      Monday 25 May 2015 - Update: In collaboration with the Ministries of Health of Cote D’Ivoire, Senegal and Turkey, UICC organized a side event ‘Responding to the Global Target of 80% Availability of...

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    The Cancer Atlas, 2nd Edition launched in Russian

    The Russian version of the Cancer Atlas, 2nd Edition was launched on Thursday 21 May in Moscow, Russia, at an event bringing together over 200 participants.

    Key speakers at the launch event included Dr Mikhail I. Davydov, Chief Oncologist of the Russian Ministry of Health and President of ADIOR*, Dr L.V. Demidov, CEO of ADIOR, Dr Tezer Kutluk, President...

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    2014 World Cancer Congress Report available

    Australia was at the centre of the global fight against cancer from 3-6 December 2014, with over 2,700 delegates from 105 countries descending on Melbourne for the 2014 World Cancer Congress (WCC), hosted by Cancer Council Australia.

    Under the banner of ‘Joining Forces – Accelerating Progress’ and through plenary sessions, roundtable discussions, lively debates and symposia, critical issues, such as prevention and screening,...

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    Lancet Oncology Commission on Global Cancer Surgery Seeks Input

    A global team has been tasked by the Lancet Oncology to produce a report on the state and future needs of cancer surgery across all income settings. This commission is seeking your input.

    As you may know global surgery is a key issue for strengthening health systems and achieving universal health coverage. As part of this effort, a global team has been tasked by the Lancet Oncology to...

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    Announcing The Lancet Oncology/The Lancet Cancer Campaign

    Delivering the best available scientific evidence

    The Lancet is a weekly peer-reviewed journal which also publishes a monthly specialty journal on oncology. Together, The Lancet Oncology and The Lancet have launched a campaign to deliver the best...

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    Morocco joins the International Agency for Research on Cancer

    The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization’s specialized cancer agency, is pleased to welcome Morocco as a new Participating State.

    Morocco today becomes the 25th country to join IARC and is, notably, the first IARC Participating State from the African continent. This represents a significant opportunity to expand on the long-...

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    World Cancer Congress - Where to in 2016?

    2016 World Cancer Congress: From Melbourne...to Paris to “Mobilise action – Accelerate change”.

    http://www.ligue-cancer.net/Join our hosts the French League Against Cancer and ALIAM for the 2016 World Cancer Congress to be held from 31 October to 3 November in Paris, and discover what is in...

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    WHO publishes new edition of its Model List of Essential Medicines

    8 May 2015 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has today published the updated Model List of Essential Medicines. 

    In what is a milestone in patients' access to cancer medicines, the Model List's publication is the culmination of a comprehensive review process which included the valuable input of individuals from...

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    Cary Adams awarded CEO of the Year

    Thursday 7th May 2015: UICC’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Cary Adams was last night named as ‘Chief Executive of the Year’ at the International and European Association Awards held in Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Announced at a special ceremony that was part of the Associations Congress, the award is in ‘recognition of a Chief Executive (Executive Head) of an Association for their work in professional...

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    New research findings on liver cancer published

    World Cancer Research Fund International has published its global research into liver cancer and lifestyle factors, which finds strong evidence that consuming approximately three or more alcoholic drinks a day causes liver cancer.

    The finding provides the clearest indication to date of how many drinks actually cause the disease. Published as part of World Cancer Research Fund International’s Continuous Update Project – its...