"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda."
The ICCP Portal is a one-stop stop for cancer prevention and control planning. It hosts topic-specific networks across the cancer care continuum that identifies best practices, key resources and gaps in those fields.
Every October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is acknowledged around the world. Danielle Spence, Director of Policy and Advocacy from UICC member organisation Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA), shares her insights on the real life impact of metastatic disease.
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.
UICC is delighted to announce seven awardees representing the new cohort of its Young Leaders Programme. The programme aims to facilitate opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, for networking and connecting with experienced leaders, and the chance to engage and participate in recognised international events.
A joint statement from organisations with international commitment and responsibility in relation to cancer, nutrition, or both, addressing the lack of synergy across nutrition and cancer and inviting those interested in joining their community.
This toolkit is designed to give guidance to individual supporters and cancer organisations on what can be done to mark this important day, and includes ideas to help spread the word this World Cancer Day.
15 September 2017, Amman, Jordan – The King Hussein Cancer Center, a UICC Full member, opened its new expansion with an official inauguration by His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by her Majesty Queen Rania Al Adbullah.
On 14 September, 95 organizations from around the globe published an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. The move was prompted by a similar recommendation from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, which had been hired by PMI to perform a human rights evaluation.