"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."
Cancer Warriors of Mexico is a non-profit organisation focused on improving the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer in our country through the concept of patients’ advocacy. Our current programmes are: 1. Drafting and presentations of bills, legal reforms and proposals of public policies focused on improving the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer in Mexico; 2. Organisation of forums and conferences to expose challenges and opportunities in terms of specific topics of the health sector in our country; 3. Providing custom-made prosthetics to patients who have been amputated due to osteosarcoma (bone cancer) through our programme “Standing Warriors”; 4. Participation in international forums representing Mexico with the objective of gathering information on advanced treatment and public policies applied in other countries and share such information in Mexico; 5. Organisation of recreational and sports activities for cancer patients and their families.