7 June 2018

Building the research evidence base to inform policy action

Cancer causes one in six deaths worldwide and has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in many parts of the world. Dr Kate Allen, Executive Director, Science and Public Affairs, World Cancer Research Fund International, highlights some of the main contributing factors to the dramatic increases in cancer rates worldwide and the healthy choices we can make to reduce our risk. 

2017 Annual Report

Capacity building

Welcome to the 2017 Annual Report for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). This document provides an overview of the achievements of UICC over what has been a very busy and exciting year.

31 May 2018

Tobacco, economics and matters of the heart

Tobacco use will account for a predicted 8 million deaths per year by 2030 and is the leading preventable cause of death globally. This World No Tobacco day, Laura Hucks, Senior Programme Manager, International Tobacco Control, Cancer Research UK, highlights the rising cancer rates across Sub-Saharan Africa and the threat this has on an already fragile health system​.


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