• Project Medishare for Haiti
    13 July 2016

    On World Cancer Day 2015, UICC and its partner Pfizer launched the SPARC MBC Challenge, a first-of-its-kind initiative to address the unique challenges facing women with metastatic breast cancer worldwide. Meet one of the 20 awardees selected to receive a grant for their project.

  • Runcie C.W. Chidebe
    11 July 2016

    Runcie C.W. Chidebe, 30 years old, is the Executive Director of the Health & Psychological Trust Centre in Nigeria, one of the 20 organisations around the world receiving a SPARC grant - an initiative launched in partnership with Pfizer - to address the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer in their own country.

  • Ebru Tontas - Kanserle Dans Dernegi
    11 July 2016

    Ebru Tontas, 43 years old, is co-founder and board member of Kanserle Dans Dernegi in Turkey, one of the 20 organisations around the world receiving a SPARC grant - an initiative launched in partnership with Pfizer - to address the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer in their own country. Ebru is the project manager for the SPARC grant project.

  • UICC News - WHO Report on the global tobacco epidemic 2015
    11 July 2016

    Friday 8 July 2016 - Uruguay, has today won their lawsuit against the tobacco giant Philip Morris International who were seeking compensation for economic damages caused by the nation's anti-tobacco measures.

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    1 July 2016
    Elections for the Board of Directors and President-Elect will take place on 1 November 2016 in Paris, France during the UICC General Assembly.
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    25 May 2016

    UICC's Fellowships & Workshops team is pleased to announce the second call for proposals for the 2016 Yamagiwa-Yoshida (YY) Memorial International Cancer Study Grants.

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    15 June 2016

    15 June 2016, Lyon, France - An international working group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of drinking coffee, maté, and very hot beverages.

  • Participants discuss quality of healthcare at the 1st participants of the ERTM
    15 June 2016

    15 June 2016– The German Cancer Society (DKG) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) organised the third European Round Table Meeting on Quality of Cancer Care, entitled Current developments in cancer care: including the patient perspective”.

  • UICC session at WEF on Africa
    13 June 2016

    13 May 2016 - Honoured by the presence of the First Lady of Rwanda, H.E. Jeannette Kagame, UICC hosted a successful session in cooperation with the World Economic Forum and the Government of Rwanda during the Regional Meeting on Africa 2016 of the World Economic Forum in Kigali, Rwanda on 13 May.

  • CEO word cloud
    7 June 2016

    Over 60 Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) from UICC full member organisations have registered so far for the 2016 World Cancer Congress and are expected to attend the CEO programme in Paris.

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