"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."
National Cancer Control Foundation is member of the Gulf Federation for Cancer Control, a federation of seven organizations in the united arab emirates. It has opened a first specialized tumors center in Yemen just two years ago in May 2005.
In addition to assisting regional hospitals with cancer wards, the association operates the first breast cancer unit serving almost five hundred patients. Around five thousand patients benefit from radio- and chemotherapy facilities.
Mobile cancer units with diagnostic equipment travel around the countryside bringing free treatment to population living in most secluded places. The association carries out cancer awareness programs on national radio, TV and paper media. It also publishes it own periodical: Al-Hayah.
The foundation carries out an annual campaign to support cancer Patients. Moreover, NCCF has branches in Taiz,Aden,Ibb and Al-Hodaidah. More than ten thousands patients get benefit from the medical services that NCCF provides annually. The breast cancer early detection center in Sana'a is receiving more than 350 woman monthly.Also, a new center for breast cancer early detection will opened in Ibb governorate.
National Cancer Control Foundation was admitted as a member of UICC in may 2007.