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Couple hugging. Photo by Gus Moretta on Unsplash for Movember highlighting men's cancers.
15 November 2022
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The rise of prostate cancer and oral cancers in men

Prostate cancer is nearly on par with lung cancer as the most common cancer in men, while oncologists are also concerned with the rise of HPV-related male cancers.

Antibiotic resistance is among the many challenges facing the ability of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to properly manage cancer patients
10 November 2022
News

Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer" – Antimicrobial Resistance: a silent pandemic

On the occasion of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), Kevin Outterson of CARB-X, talks about the threat of AMR, in particular for cancer patients – and what is being done to address AMR.

Women in Afghanistan attending a workshop on breast cancer awareness
25 November 2022
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Successfully reaching out to women in Afghanistan about cancer

Musa Shukoor from the Afghanistan National Cancer Control Program spoke to UICC about how the organisation is reaching out to women and about the need for greater resources to treat cancer in the country.

Man wearing a mask undergoing cancer treatment
17 November 2022
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What can be done about drug resistance?

Marking the start of World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (WAAW), UICC reiterates recommendations from an essential supplement on AMR to reduce misuse and improve infection control and research and development.

Elderly woman on a swing looking up at an elderly man
16 November 2022
News

Age limits in clinical trials are a barrier to equitable cancer care

Older people are vastly underrepresented in clinical trials that set the standards for the efficacy and safety of cancer treatments. What steps can be taken to close this care gap?

Couple hugging. Photo by Gus Moretta on Unsplash for Movember highlighting men's cancers.
15 November 2022
News

The rise of prostate cancer and oral cancers in men

Prostate cancer is nearly on par with lung cancer as the most common cancer in men, while oncologists are also concerned with the rise of HPV-related male cancers.

Close-up of a person's hand, receiving treatment intravenously.
23 November 2022
Blog

Lack of access to antibiotics and antifungals compromise cancer care

Marking the end of World Antimicrobial (AMR) Awareness Week, Fatima Rafiqi and Marijn Verhoef of Access to Medicines Foundation offer insight into an AMR benchmarking tool that evaluates pharmaceutical companies to stimulate them in the areas where they have the biggest potential and responsibility to limit AMR.

A Black woman doctor speaking with a female patient in a hospital hallway
14 November 2022
Blog

Health financing, a key component of the fight against cervical cancer

Two years ago marked the launch of the Global Strategy to eliminate cervical cancer. Eric Fleutiot of Expertise France, who works with UICC on the cervical cancer SUCCESS project, writes about funding available for organisations working in this space and mobilising resources to achieve elimination targets. 

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World Cancer Congress 2022

18 October 2022 - 20 October 2022
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Alcohol and Cancer series: How can we ensure effective policies?

28 September, 2022 - 15:00 (GMT+2)
Virtual - Geneva, CH
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