"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."
Fiji Cancer Society was founded in 1993 and is the national cancer centre in Fiji. It has established 3 main committees to represent the different activities offered by the Society: cancer education and health promotion, patient support services and finance and development. Fiji Cancer Society`s prime role i on advocacy awareness and patient support.
A Cervical Cancer Task Force was established by the Cancer Education Committee top address cancer of the cervix, the most common form of cancer in Fiji, followed by breast cancer.
In 1993, Fiji Cancer Society was accepted as associate member with UICC.