UICC recognises the special contributions made by our Members in 2012. We would like to thank the member organisations that generously made contributions in addition to their annual statutory dues.

These contributions are extremely valuable in keeping our activities and programmes going.

With thanks to the following member organisations:

  • Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft e.v. - Germany
  • Cancer Institute of JFCR - Japan
  • Cancer Research UK - United Kingdom
  • The Cancer Council Australia - Australia
  • Krebsliga Schweiz - Switzerland
  • Chinese Medical Association - China
  • Swedish Cancer Society - Sweden
  • Dutch Cancer Society - Netherlands
  • Ligue Nationale Contre le Cancer - France
  • Macmillan Cancer Support - USA
  • Fondation contre le Cancer - Belgium
  • Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro - Italy
  • Lega Italiana per la Lotta Contro i Tumori - Italy
  • Danish Cancer Society - Denmark
  • Cancer Society of Finland - Finland
  • Norwegian Cancer Society - Norway
  • Dutch Association of Comprehensive Cancer Centers  (ACCC) - Netherlands
  • Centro di Riferimento Oncologico - Italy
  • Regina Elena Cancer Institute - Italy
  • Fondazione IRCCS "Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori" - Italy

UICC Welcomes New Members

In addition to the success reached in activities and meetings in 2012, the UICC membership base grew tremendously reaching a total number of 772 members. This is a reflection of the growing influence of UICC and thus the increasing value of becoming part of our network. We thank all our members for your continuous support and welcome the new organisations that joined in the last quarter of the year. They are:

  • Asian Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Instancia por la Salud y el Desarrollo de las Mujeres
  • Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology
  • Non-Commercial Partnership on Assistance in Promoting Social Programs in the Healthcare Area “Equal Right to Life”

Feel free to encourage other organisations that might be interested in becoming a member. For more information on how to become member, please contact

Coming-up Activities

Next year, there will be plenty of interesting activities from our members so we invite you to mark your calendars! And, if you have not posted your next event in our calendar of events we invite you to do so by clicking on the following link

Second International Gastrointestinal Cancers Conference
When: 14-16 December 2012
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
Under the auspices of UICC 

The Turkish Association for Cancer Research and Control is organising the Second International Gastrointestinal Cancers Conference (IGICC 2012). This gastrointestinal Congress will include all gastrointestinal malignancies also covering NETs, GISTs and gastrointestinal lymphomas and issues related to the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer. The delegates will gain a greater understanding of current clinical practices in gastrointestinal malignancies with lectures by high profile international speakers, presentations of cutting-edge research and clinical practice, clinical case discussions, seminars and a wide range of submitted papers. The IGICC will create opportunities for participants to present and share experiences, explore new directions and debate topics with international colleagues.

World Cancer Day Raffle
When: 4 February 2013
Where: Mali, Africa

The charitable non-profit organisation Simasoh-Nani International is organising a raffle for World Cancer Day to raise funds for their activities that provide support to patients and their relatives. Participants will have the chance to win one tablet with camera and Wi-Fi, and a tablet with Wi-Fi.

Third International Congress of Breast Disease Centers 2013
When: 7-8 February 2013
Where: Paris, France

The Société Internationale de Sénologie (SIS), the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), and the Saint Louis Hospital are organising the 3rd International Congress of Breast Disease Centers 2013. The Congress will gather several clinicians coming from the major centers of the world involved in the detection, prevention and treatment of breast diseases and will be supported by more than 100 national and international societies or centers of oncology, gynecology, mastology, and radiology.

Fifth Biennial Conference Cancer Care, Education & Research Conference International 
When: 8 - 10 February 2013
Where: Hyderabad, India
Under the auspices of UICC 

The Apollo Cancer Hospital will host the 5th Biennial Conference Cancer Care, Education & Research Conference International "CANCER CI – 2013". The conference will deliberate on various advances in Gyn., Breast, Head & Neck and G.I. Cancers with special Emphasis on Management Guidelines and Advances in Oncology. This event is organised every two years and is attended by around 800 – 1000 delegates from India and neighboring countries.

The first hundred Post Graduate Students & Post MDs would get waiver of Registration and free accommodation upon request!

Mark World Cancer Day 2013

Don’t forget to mark your calendars on 4 February and participate in this worldwide initiative. You can upload your event or campaign onto the World Cancer Day map simply by clicking here. This is a great platform and opportunity to showcase the amazing work the global community is doing to raise cancer awareness.

All materials (fact sheets, toolkit, posters, etc.) are available and can be downloaded at:

Renew your Membership 2013

Your engagement in our activities and dues support make everything we do possible! We thank you in advance for renewing your membership with UICC for 2013.

Please remember that you can pay your membership fees online. Take advantage of this fast and safe service to make your payments. Simply click here and follow the instructions.

Promoting UICC membership

As members of UICC, you are best placed to promote the membership benefits. If you work and/or have any contact with organisations that can potentially join our network, do not hesitate to provide their contact details to

We greatly appreciate your support!

Share your Stories

UICC provides a platform for members to share their activities and events. We encourage you to take advantage of these tools to promote your activities at an international level.

Calendar of events

Promote your event, meeting or Congress at an international level through our calendar of events. Go to and click on 'Submit an event'.

Event auspices

Members can apply to have their meetings or conferences under the auspices of UICC, just go to

Membership news

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Member Newsletter

The UICC member newsletter is published every two months. If you wish to feature an article, please send it to