"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."
Indian Cancer Society ( ICS ) is the national anti-cancer association in India. It was established way back in 1951
There are 5 cancer detection centres of Indian Cancer Society in Greater Mumbai. The primary function of these centres is to create cancer awareness in the public and provide routine cancer check-ups. The main activities carried out by the cancer detection centres include: public awareness for importance of cancer check-ups, clinical examinations of persons coming for cancer check-up, routine blood count, X-ray examination of chest, and pap smear test for women.
ICS has been a full UICC member since 1962.