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    2016 WCC - Deadline extension - Call for sessions

    Deadline extension - You now have until 16th September to submit your session proposal for the 2016 World Cancer Congress in Paris.

    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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    World Cancer Research Fund UK Towers Challenge starts on 28th September: registrations are open

    This autumn climb 8 iconic buildings from the comfort of your own office to help prevent cancer.

    UICC member World Cancer Research Fund UK launches the Towers Challenge on 28th September. This stair-climbing challenge, run in partnership with Stepjockey, will encourage staff to be more active at...

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    ASCO and UICC collaborate to extend reach of Journal of Global Oncology

    28 August 2015: 

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announced today their partnership to expand the reach of the Journal of Global Oncology (JGO), a...

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    Effective capacity building through UICC Master Courses

    Discover how a participant applied his learning and contributed to raising US$100,000 for paediatric cancer

    At the 2014 World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Issarang Nuchprayoon participated in a Master Course on the topic of ‘Effective financial management of NGOs’. In a short interview...

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    New publication on the ICCP building capacity in cancer control planning

    The following is an extract of the article "The International Cancer Control Partnership: Building Capacity in Cancer Control Planning" published in Cancer Control 2015: Cancer Control in Emerging Health Systems.

    National cancer planning that supports a robust health system in order to effectively prevent and control cancer is a critical investment for both developed and developing countries alike. Cancer...

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    Interview with an AFCRN fellow at the National Zambia Cancer Registry

    In an interview with UICC, Ms Catherine Okello, Information Analyst at National Cancer Intelligence Network, shares her 3 month fellowship experience at the National Zambia Cancer Registry facilitated by African Cancer Registry Network (AFCRN) and UICC.

    Read the full interview below to learn more about GICR, AFCRN and UICC fellowships' efforts in providing techincal and scientific support to countries in the fight against cancer. Can you explain to...

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    World Hepatitis Day: Prevent hepatitis. Act now.

    Globally, close to 500 million people are affected by chronic viral hepatitis. Hepatitis causes 80% of liver cancer deaths.

    World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2015 - On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners are highlighting the urgent need for countries to enhance their actions...

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    World Head and Neck Cancer Day: Celebrations at Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute

    Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute celebrated World Head & Neck Cancer Day on 27th July 2015 with a day long programme.

    Guwahati (India), ​27th July, 2015 - Head and Neck Cancer is the leading cause of death and disability in India, while oral cancer is the most common of all head and neck cancers and is the primary...

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    Announcing the 2015 "Maximize Life" Global Cancer Awareness Campaign Essay contest

    Essays will be accepted from 21 July to 18 August 2015.

    Are you a cancer survivor or caregiver who has overcome adversity? Are you eager to help others find their inner strength by sharing your story? UICC Member, The Max Foundation, announces the 2015...

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    WHO and UNICEF publish new data on immunisation coverage

    Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF published new data around immunisation coverage. Overall, the number of countries reaching and sustaining 90% coverage of children with routine life-saving vaccinations has doubled since 2000.

    The updated estimates showed that coverage of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccines (DTP3) improved, but that there were also some improvements with some essential vaccines other than DTP...