Cancer Atlas

The Cancer Atlas, 3rd Edition book provides a comprehensive global overview of information about the burden of cancer, associated risk factors, methods of prevention and measures of control. 

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The Cancer Atlas, 3rd Edition book is produced by the American Cancer Society, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, and the Union for International Cancer Control. 

The Cancer Atlas website makes select data from The Cancer Atlas, 3rd Edition book available in an easy-to-consume, interactive fashion, and features highlights and downloadable chapters and graphics from the book. 

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A translation of The Cancer Atlas to Arabic, in collaboration with the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), has been published and is available for download.

Participants of a workshop in discussion at the World Cancer Congress 2022 (Geneva, Switzerland)

UICC fosters a learning culture across the cancer community, encourages collaboration and provides a range of knowledge sharing opportunities.

UICC's Virtual Dialogues provide members, and the cancer community, with regular opportunities to connect, exchange knowledge, access expert insights, and share solutions from the comfort of one's office or home.

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Established in 1962, the Fellowships is one of UICC's oldest and most established portfolio of programmes.

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TNM (“Tumour”, “Nodes”, “Metastases”) cancer staging system is a globally recognised standard and unified system for classifying the extent of spread of cancer.

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Learn more about the International Journal of Cancer and the  JCO Global Oncology (JCO GO).

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The Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR) is a multi-partner response to the disparity in robust cancer statistics across the globe, led by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

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Monday 06 February 2023

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