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UICC's latest news

UICC's latest news
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8 November 2019

2020 World Cancer Congress call for sessions hits record high

The call for sessions closed on 31 October 2019, breaking the last record, with 323 session proposals received from 60 different countries.

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5 November 2019

Addressing the cancer burden in Africa

Where you live still determines your chances of surviving cancer. There are striking differences in the mortality rates and in the prevalence of certain cancer types across the world.

Leadership in Action in Latin America
23 October 2019

Cancer control in LATAM: leaders discuss challenges and successes

Over 50 leaders recently came together in Mexico City to exchange the most recent developments in cancer control pertinent to their countries and reinforce regional collaborations.

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: 
Tuesday 30 July 2019