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Jim Tennermann, who has been diagnosed eight times with cancer, says it is important not to dive into self-pity but instead engage in a passion; his are guitar and cycling.
9 January 2023
News

Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer" – Overcoming eight cancer diagnoses

In the lead-up to World Cancer Day, listen to the unique story of Jim Tennermann, who has been diagnosed with cancer eight times since first discovering he had a brain tumour almost 30 years ago.

World Cancer Day 2022-2024 campaign image featuring a man and woman of different ethnicities.
27 January 2023
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JCO special World Cancer Day issue on equitable access to cancer care

Ahead of World Cancer Day, JCO Global Oncology (JCO GO) is showcasing previously published articles on how to address disparities in access to cancer services globally.

Cropped head of a white male eating burger, fries, soda and beer in front of his computer.
3 February 2023
News

Commercial interests drive millions of cancer deaths

Marking World Cancer Day on 4 February, UICC calls on governments around the world to prioritise four policy actions to reduce preventable cancers caused by tobacco use and the consumption of alcohol and ultra-processed foods.

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2 February 2023
News

World Cancer Day Equity Report highlights barriers to cancer care

In a new report, present and past members of the UICC Board of Directors write about the disparities in cancer care in their respective countries and regions and what is being done to close the care gap.

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1 February 2023
News

Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer" – Health equity and human rights

Deputy Commissioner Johanne Morne at the NY State Department of Health is among a growing number of public officials in the US and around the world with a dedicated role in improving access to care for underserved populations.

World Cancer Day 2022-2024 campaign image featuring a man and woman of different ethnicities.
27 January 2023
News

JCO special World Cancer Day issue on equitable access to cancer care

Ahead of World Cancer Day, JCO Global Oncology (JCO GO) is showcasing previously published articles on how to address disparities in access to cancer services globally.

Black woman with blue sweater looking out into the distance
30 January 2023
Blog

Understanding the access gap in cancer care

On the occasion of World Cancer Day on 4 February, Matt Sause, CEO of Roche Diagnostics, a UICC partner, writes about how to think differently about the barriers that exist between scientific discovery and patient impact.

Cropped person holding yellow flowers that symbolise the Canadian Cancer Society.
19 January 2023
Blog

It’s time to unite our voices to make cancer care better

With a strained and fractured health system, Andrea Seale, CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, discusses the importance of creating a person-centred cancer care system.

Event

Virtual Dialogue: Cancer control and the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC

9 February, 2023 - 14:00 (GMT+1)
Virtual - Geneva, CH
Event

Virtual Dialogue: Harnessing UHC to close the care gap for cancer

14 December, 2022 - 09:00 (GMT+1)
Virtual - Geneva, CH
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