"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda."
Each year, 700,000 people - including as many as 160,000 Americans - lose their lives to antibiotic-resistant bacteria (AMR). See also UICC's work on how AMR affects cancer care.
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen progress in the areas of primary prevention (HPV vaccination) and secondary prevention (screening and treatment of pre-cancerous lesions) of cervical cancer.
The charity has projected a £300m loss of fundraising income over the next three years, including £160m this year alone.
Nine projects in the Middle East and Africa geared towards reducing disease burden
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)--an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United States--today announced the NCCN Distress Thermometer has been translated into 46 languages.