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17 November 2021
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UICC engaged in supporting cervical cancer elimination in LMICs

While COVID-19 has slowed the progress of actions towards eliminating cervical cancer, UICC is committed to supporting its members and working with partners to realise the promise of the Global Strategy launched last year.

Cancer patient in hospital receiving treatment from a caregiver. Photo by Adán Jardón at INCAN, Mexico.
19 November 2021
Blog

Could the best chemotherapy be an antimicrobial drug?

Marking the beginning of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, Anna Zorzet and Scott Howard make the case that often the most important treatment for people with cancer are the drugs that cure their infections.

The old Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, lit up in orange for World Cancer Day thanks to ICON Group
6 December 2021
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Icon Group mobilises in support of World Cancer Day

In an interview with UICC, Icon’s Group Executive for Brand and Communication, Jenny Hansen, offers insight into how ICON leverages the UICC-led World Cancer Day campaign and provides tips for UICC members.

Caregiver explaining cervical cancer secondary prevention to a woman
3 December 2021
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Scaling up secondary cervical cancer prevention in the Philippines

The SUCCESS project builds upon a strong foundation of national commitment to cancer control in the Philippines, facilitating the introduction of an accessible, affordable, and achievable screening and early treatment model for cervical cancer.

Staff of the Liga Nacional Contra el Cáncer Guatemala holding up number signs to spell out WHO's 2030 targets for cervical cancer elimination: 90, 70, 90
30 November 2021
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Bringing cervical cancer prevention to remote populations in Guatemala

The SUCCESS project and work by civil society in Guatemala together with government authorities are making great strides towards achieving the targets laid out in WHO's Global Strategy to eliminate cervical cancer. 

Logo of the Pink Dial Project, a charity auction of watches to fundraise for breast cancer
29 November 2021
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Watch auction to support global breast cancer control raises over USD 500k

A charity auction of bespoke watches organised to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October raised an impressive USD 525,000. UICC has been selected as the charity partner of the auction.

Woman undergoing cancer treatment at FUCAM in Mexico. Photo by Adán Jardón (c) UICC 2021.
24 November 2021
Blog

Drug-resistant infections are undermining cancer care: better global data can save more lives

Closing World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 November), Gemma Buckland-Merrett explains how better global data can support action to curb drug-resistant infections and save modern medicine.

Cancer patient in hospital receiving treatment from a caregiver. Photo by Adán Jardón at INCAN, Mexico.
19 November 2021
Blog

Could the best chemotherapy be an antimicrobial drug?

Marking the beginning of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, Anna Zorzet and Scott Howard make the case that often the most important treatment for people with cancer are the drugs that cure their infections.

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26 November 2021

As tobacco elimination nears, progress will become more difficult and incremental gains will be harder won. Accelerated advocacy and action are required.

Source: The Lancet
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