• Meet Helena from Greece

    SPARC awardee - Meet Helena from Greece

    Helena Linardou is one of the six medical oncologists coordinating the ‘Hellenic Alliance for MBC’ together with Sofia, Eleni, Zenia, Athina and Amanda. Zoe and Elisabeth from the patient volunteer group KEFI complete the W4O-Hellas coordinating committee.  

    As part of the SPARC MBC Challenge launched in partnership with Pfizer, W4O-Hellas is developing a dynamic Forum for Women with MBC in Greece for patient education and advocacy. For the first time in...

  • UICC Team - 1000 members celebration - 2

    UICC celebrates 1,000 member organisations

    UICC is proud to officially announce the landmark achievement of reaching 1,000 member organisations in over 160 countries.

    As a membership based organisation, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is dedicated to improving its members' involvement in the different initiatives and offers proposed in the scope...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress Regional Meetings for UICC Members: the programme is live

    The Regional meetings bring together UICC Members from the same region to share their expertise, discuss relevant topics to their area, and further strengthen their collaboration at local, national and regional levels. 

    A regional approach is key for members to share their best practices. This year's Regional Meetings will address various topics ranging from advocacy and how it can be improved in specific countries...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress - The count down has started

    Only three weeks left before the global cancer and health community meets in Paris to share their unique expertise that will help advance cancer control globally and nationally.

    120 multidisciplinary sessions and capacity buliding schemes, 350 world-class speakers, 135 different countries represented... This year's Congress promises to be outstanding. Amongst the thousands...

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    The 2016 World Cancer Congress App is now available

    Download the app available on iOS, Android and as a Web App.

    The official app for participants of the 2016 World Cancer Congress is out now, click on the following link to download the App on your mobile phone and/or tablet: bit.ly/2016wccapp This app provides...

  • Meet Imjai from Thailand

    Meet Imjai from Thailand

    Imjai Chitapanarux, 47 years old, is chair of Suandok Breast Cancer Network. This organisation was born in 2008 to a group of radiation oncologists, breast surgeons, medical oncologists and nurses of the Univerity of Chiang Mai, together with healthcare professionals from the upper Northern Thailand. 

    What made you want to participate in the SPARC MBC challenge? After the government support for the network ended in 2012, I started looking for alternative supports to continue my work in maintaining...

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    World Cancer Day 2017 campaign webinar: slides and recording now available

    The slides and the recording of the World Cancer Day 2017 campaign webinar are now available.

    Watch the 2017 campaign webinar to learn more on how to get involved in World Cancer Day and discover some exciting updates. Download the webinar's slides by clicking here. For more information on...

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

    Breast cancer awareness month 2016

    1 October 2016 - Taking place annually throughout the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

    While the general public are often aware of the conditions much more action needs to be taken to support the public in reducing their risks and support early detection and treatment. We will be...

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    Take action this World Heart Day

    This World Heart Day, the World Heart Federation is urging people around the globe to unite to use the power of information to transform the 1 in 10 lives that are being cut short prematurely as a direct result of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

    CVD, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death globally, claiming over 17 million lives each year. However, at least 80% of premature deaths from CVD could be avoided.  The...

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    YY Fellowship Autumn 2016 Winners Announced

    UICC and the Japan National Committee for UICC would like to congratulate the Autumn 2016 Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grants (YY) Fellowship Awardees.

    The objectives of this 3 month study grant of upto USD 10,000, are to initiate, set-up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad, to exchange and exploit...