"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."
Institute of Oncology Ljubljana is a public health institution providing health services on the secondary and tertiary level as well as performing educational and research activities in oncology in Slovenia.
As a principal national institution, the Institute supervises the programs on comprehensive management of cancer diseases in prevention, early detection, diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation and research and education.
It is a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment, emphasizing team work to continue their significant achievements in medical work and scientific research. They maintain full-cooperation with local health institutions and have an effective network with Slovenian health care services as well as cooperation with similar institutions in Europe.
In 1994, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana became full member with UICC.