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Networks
UICC aims to unite the cancer community through its members and partners, as well as an expansive and growing network
Networks and partners

UICC, established in 1933, is the oldest and largest cancer fighting organisation globally, with more than 1000 members across 162 countries, more than 50 partners, and official relations with the World Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer, International Atomic Energy Agency, United Nations Office of Drug and Crime, and consultative status at United Nations Economic and Social Council.

We aim to unite the cancer community through the access and exchange of knowledge, strengthened capacity, and an expansive and growing network, at the global, national and local level, by focusing on convening, capacity building and advocacy. These partnerships are essential to delivering the World Cancer Declaration targets, as well as to driving our global advocacy agenda.

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NCD Alliance

The Non-communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance is a civil society network uniting 2,000 federation associations, civil society organisations, scientific and professional associations, academic and research institutions to improve NCD prevention and control worldwide.

UICC's involvement in NCD Alliance

UICC is a founding member of the NCD Alliance and we continue to see the integration of NCDs as a priority in global, regional and national health and development planning and implementation. UICC will continue to support the capacity and sustainability of national and regional civil society alliances and networks in low- and middle-income countries to effectively influence cancer and other NCD prevention and control efforts at the national level.

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International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP)

The International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP), formed in November 2012, is a group of organisations engaged in supporting country cancer control planning efforts.

UICC's involvement in ICCP

UICC, with organisations including the WHO, CDC, NCI-USA, are committed to working together through ICCP to ensure that all countries have a well-resourced, quality cancer control plan, integrated with non-communicable disease control efforts.

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McCabe Centre for Law

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer 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.

UICC's involvement in McCabe Centre

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

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Incidence and mortality: Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR)

The Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR) is a multi-partner response to the disparity in robust cancer statistics across the globe, led by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

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Latest networks news
WHO Global Conference on NCDs
6 October 2017
  • Advocacy
  • Networks

Driving global progress on NCDs: Spotlight on policy coherence in Montevideo

From the 18-20 October 2017, governments will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay to discuss how to develop a whole-of-government response to the cancer and non-communicable diseases global burden.

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26 September 2017
  • Capacity building
  • Members
  • Networks

UICC selects awardees of the 2017 Young Leaders Programme

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.

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24 September 2017
  • Advocacy
  • Networks

A new platform for coordinated action on nutrition and cancer

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.