Members' Corner

Members have a voice in UICC!

We want to hear from you, our members, to better serve you and improve your experience with UICC.

We are looking forward to learn about your areas of interest within your organisations and your regions. Please contact us and share your thoughts with us. We will be happy to also provide you with the latest information on our activities and explore areas where you could be engaged. Your input is very valuable to us!  

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This month we would like to welcome two new members:

Costa Rica - Fundación Anna Ross
India - Global Marwari Charitable Foundation


We request all our members to use the new logo of UICC on your website and promotional materials. You can find the logo in different resolutions here: UICC Logo with Byline*

*The UICC logo with the byline should be used whenever the size allows byline to be easily read. If not, please use the regular UICC logo in the speech bubble instead.


We would like to remind our members that UICC auspices can be granted to promote your events free of cost. Do not miss the chance to have your next event endorsed by UICC!

“New Frontiers in Cancer Control: an Overall View" Conference

When: 10-11 May 2013
Where: Torino, Italy 
Under the auspices of UICC 

The Fondazione Edo ed Elvo Tempia Valenta ONLUS is organising “The new frontiers in cancer control” conference which aims to give a wide overview on "state of the art" cancer control and on the future perspectives, focused on the different oncological fields. The conference represents an opportunity for medical doctors, researchers and experts to network and, at the same time, it is an occasion for the audience to be updated on the heterogeneous and multidisciplinary scientific effort in the global fight against cancer.

European Week Against Cancer (EWAC) Conference

When: 29-30 May 2013 
Where: Dublin, Ireland 

The Irish Cancer Society in partnership with the Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) is hosting the official conference for the European Week against Cancer (EWAC) on 29-30 May in the Aviva Stadium, in Dublin. It is a key opportunity for members of UICC to attend and learn about Healthy Lifestyles for Cancer Prevention and Tobacco Control.

Free of charge for delegates.

Congress "Pathology of the 21st Century"

When: 31 May – 2 June 2013
Where: Guangzhou, China 
Under the auspices of UICC 

As one of MD Anderson’s sister institutes in China, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center is honored to host this year’s combined Biennial Pathology Symposium and Pathology of the 21st Century (P21) conference in China. The P21 is an international programme at MD Anderson that emphasizes the use of innovative diagnostic tools for neoplastic disorders and new neoplastic entities and classification systems. 

The main theme of this conference is novel approaches to the pathological diagnosis and classification of tumors. The conference topics will cover a wide spectrum of neoplastic diseases, such as gynecological tumors, gliomas, thyroid neoplasia, melanocytic lesions, neuroendocrine tumors, colorectal cancer, and prostate cancer. A particular attention will be given to molecular and cytogenetic testing in pathological diagnosis, as well as personalised therapy. Relevant topics, such as the application of and approach to immunohistochemical analyses in tumor pathology and the training of pathologists in the 21st century will also be presented. 

Thirteen leading pathologists from MD Anderson and several renowned Chinese pathologists will present lectures and interact with attendees to explore the development of pathology in the 21st century.

3rd meeting of the Alliance of African & Mediterranean French-speaking Leagues for Cancer Control (ALIAM)

When: 26 – 27 June 2013
Where: Paris, France

ALIAM's 3rd meeting will discuss key issues on information sharing, training and advocacy.
For more information, visit Aliam's website or contact Dr Marc Keller at


Your engagement in our activities and dues support make everything we do possible! We thank you in advance for renewing your membership with UICC for 2013.

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Learn about the interesting work that some of our members are doing. In this issue we invite you to read the article from the Crusader’s Club Ministry about spreading the cancer prevention message in Sierra Leone.


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