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Doctor advising a breast cancere patient on medicine.
Spotlight on breast cancer
4 October 2021

Beating breast cancer: the first year of UICC’s dedicated programme

Marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, UICC looks at the achievements of its Breast Cancer Programme launched a year ago and showcases awareness campaigns organised by member organisations for Pink October.

People seated in an auditorium listening to a session on cancer control
Spotlight on WCC2022
4 October 2021

World Cancer Congress 2022: Call for Sessions

UICC has now opened a call for sessions for the World Cancer Congress 2022. Proposals can be submitted until 12 November 2021.

Woman with breast cancer consulting with a physician.
15 October 2021

Capturing cancer at FUCAM

People living with cancer and their caregivers at the Fundación de Cáncer de Mama in Mexico offer an intimate look at their experience and work through the photographer’s lens.

Breast cancer patient being assisted for a mammogram
13 October 2021

Addressing equity and stigma in breast cancer care

Dr Fatima Cardoso, Director of the Breast Unit of the Champalimaud Clinical Center in Lisbon, offers an in-depth look at the challenges facing breast cancer control in LMICs.

C2C4C ride - Netherland team in a huddle
7 October 2021

Inside look at a record fundraise for the 2021 C2C4C ride

Two participants from the Belgium/Netherlands and UK/Ireland teams share their motivation for this year’s edition of the C2C4C ride, organised by Bristol Myer Squibb, which generated nearly USD 600,000 in donations.

Man in white coat in a research lab
5 October 2021

UICC welcomes strong emphasis on access to cancer medicines in updated EML

More than a quarter of applications reviewed for the 2021 update of the WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) were for cancer. Inclusion of a medicine is a crucial first step towards greater equity in access.

Close up of a hand touching a patient's hand on a bed
8 October 2021

Our opportunity to temper the torment of silent suffering

On the occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on 9 October, neuropsychologist, researcher and policy expert Dr Barbara Hastie writes about the need for greater access to pain treatment for people with cancer.

Women smiling dressed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
6 October 2021

Cancer: the pandemic behind the pandemic

Former UICC Board Member and President of FEMAMA writes about the significant impact of delayed cancer treatment and how FEMAMA continues to fight breast cancer in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News feed
13 October 2021

Editorial by Dr Manica Balasegaram, Executive Director of the Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership, and Souha S. Kanj, Professor of Medicine, Head of Division of Infectious Diseases, Chair of Infection Control Program, and Co-director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the American University of Beirut Medical Center in Lebanon.


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