McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer


The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer is a joint initiative of Cancer Council Victoria and the Union for International Cancer Control.

The McCabe Centre is a leader in international legal training and capacity building across the spectrum of cancer prevention, treatment and care. The Centre also actively works to support the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, responding to legal threats or lawsuits from the tobacco industry.

The results of McCabe’s work can be seen in the form of new laws and regulations enacted in country, in their defence of litigation in their tobacco control laws, in their leadership training and law reform, and in their partners addressing legal issues in their policy and advocacy work.

Last update: 
Wednesday 21 February 2018
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31 May 2017

The key role of law in global and national tobacco control

On World No Tobacco Day 2017, Jonathan Liberman shares some of his more than 20 years of experience in tobacco control and his love for how the law can drive positive change.

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1 February 2017

Reflecting on five years of the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer this World Cancer Day

This World Cancer Day - on 4 February - marks the fifth anniversary of the McCabe Centre.