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    Workshop on Childhood Cancer Control

    Key stakeholder discussion on Childhood cancer control in Latin America

    Earlier this month, on 8-9 June, UICC organised a workshop on childhood cancer control in Latin America in Geneva. The purpose of the meeting was to share experiences and good practices to develop a...

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    Exclusive discount for UICC Members to attend The Economist's War on Cancer event

    The Economist Events' inaugural War on Cancer event will bring together the most influential healthcare leaders from Europe to explore and shape the dialogue on cancer.

    Join the event on October 20th in London to discuss the leading initiatives in policy and financing, innovation in prevention, treatment and diagnosis and new methods of community engagement....

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    YY Call for Proposals - Deadline 15 July 2015

    The Fellowships team of UICC is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 Yamagiwa-Yoshida (YY) Memorial International Cancer Study Grants.

    The YY Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to carry out international research and significantly increase your knowledge and research skills, preparing you to better compete internationally. ...

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    NCI Funding Opportunity Announcement: Smoking Cessation within the Context of Lung Cancer Screening

    Research Project Grant

    The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to improve the effectiveness and/or implementation of smoking cessation interventions delivered to current smokers who undergo low-dose computed...

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    Today is the start of International Childhood Cancer Survivors Week (ICCSW)!

    This June we celebrate the lives of childhood cancer survivors. We honour their courageous journeys and recognise the challenges they continue to face.

    The journey of childhood cancer does not end after the final treatment has been given and the announcement that a child/adolescent is now cancer free. As many as two thirds of childhood cancer...

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    2016 WCC - Call for sessions now open

    Carefully read the guidelines and submit your proposal now

    The Union for International Cancer Control (About UICC) is now calling for proposals from the global cancer community to help shape a powerful programme for the next World Cancer Congress, in Paris,...

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    Professor Sanchia Aranda appointed new CEO of Cancer Council Australia

    Prof. Aranda is an internationally acclaimed cancer control expert and is President-Elect of the UICC Board of Directors.

    4 June 2015 - Sydney, Australia - Cancer Council Australia has announced the appointment of Professor Sanchia Aranda as its new Chief Executive Officer. Currently Director of Cancer Services and...

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    WHO AFRO and WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer

    Workshop on health, trade and investment in the East African Region took place in Kenya

    The WHO Regional Office for Africa and the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, a WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on tobacco and trade matters, jointly conducted a capacity building working on promoting...

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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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    Sunday 31 May is World No Tobacco Day 2015

    This year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) theme is "Stop Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products".

    According to the World Health Organization, one in every 10 cigarettes, and many other tobacco products, consumed worldwide are illegal, making the illicit trade of tobacco products a major global...