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Women with her child both wearing masks in a cancer ward looking at a picture board, with the child pointing at a picture of three doctors
2 June 2022

How to reduce inequities in cancer care

There is much that governments, organisations and individuals can do to reduce inequity and ensure that affordable, quality care is enjoyed by all populations.

Recreated world map featuring the headshots of the ten new young cancer professionals who were selected to join UICC's new 2021-2022 cohort of Young Leaders
11 August 2021

UICC’s Young Leaders respond to questions on equity and innovation

Ten aspiring leaders in cancer care have been selected by UICC for the Young Leaders programme. They address the important role played by equity and innovation in the challenges facing the cancer community.

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27 June 2022

Register now for the World Cancer Congress 2022 in Geneva!

UICC staff and global health experts are excited to present the upcoming World Cancer Congress, to be held in Geneva on 18-20 October. Registration for digital access also available.

UNICEF staff member assisting a mother and child in a migrant camp for Venezuelans leaving the country. UNICEF launched a regional response in 2018 to support children and families from Venezuela, as well as children in host communities. Photo ©UNICEF/2018/Moreno
20 June 2022

Cancer and social unrest: caring for Venezuelan migrants in Colombia

Marking World Refugee Day, UICC starts a series of articles spotlighting members dispensing cancer care to people displaced by conflict or social instability in their region.

Logo for UICC's let's talk cancer podcast, a globe wearing headphones
16 June 2022

Podcast "Let's talk cancer": Obesity, nutrition and cancer

Dr Elisabete Weiderpass, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) talks with Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC, about obesity, nutrition and cancer for this episode of Let’s Talk Cancer.

Black woman smiling, with child on her lap. Photo by Andrae Ricketts on Unsplash.
14 June 2022

Expanding care for women’s cancers in low-resource settings

Partnerships and integrated approaches leveraging existing infrastructure can help expand services for women's cancers and improve prevention and care.

Logs piled outside tobacco curing barns in Malawi.
18 May 2022

The cigarette industry’s green disguise

Marking the upcoming World No Tobacco Day, Sonja von Eichborn explores the tobacco industry’s toll on the environment and its greenwashing strategy.

Woman in white blouse reaching for medication on a shelf
11 May 2022

Invest in nursing education to strengthen the fight against antimicrobial resistance

Marking International Nurses Day on 12 May, Howard Catton explains how investing early in nurses’ education on antibiotics can help address the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance.


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