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30 March 2020

Bringing the Cancer Resolution to Life: Mobilising National Advocacy

In 2019, through the Cancer Advocates programme, UICC was proud to support members across the globe to refine their advocacy strategies or develop new, more effective ones. This could prove to essential at a time when the coronavirus pandemic further emphasises the need for effective outreach in favour of cancer control and care. At the conclusion of their learning journey, UICC celebrates the remarkable stories of our members who stepped up efforts and took action to raise the profile of cancer in their countries.

National efforts to improve equity in access to cancer treatment and care - Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash - Hands
23 March 2020

Introducing the Cancer Advocates programme: a new name for Treatment for All

UICC’s successful Treatment for All initiative has been renamed the Cancer Advocates programme.

World Cancer Day 2020 Basic Health International event
23 March 2020

The strength of World Cancer Day: 2020 Impact Report released

This World Cancer Day was particularly significant. It marked a historical 20 years of World Cancer Day. It also represented a pivotal moment: the start of a new decade of cancer control efforts around the world. 

UICC's events


World Cancer

World Cancer Day is the one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic. It takes place every year on 4 February.


World Cancer Congress

The World Cancer Congress serves as a platform for discourse and advocacy as well as a learning and sharing opportunity for our members and partners around the world.

World Cancer Leaders' Summit

World Cancer Leaders' Summit

The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit is a major annual high-level policy meeting dedicated exclusively to furthering global cancer control.

Last update: 
Wednesday 27 November 2019