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Members
Our members share a passion to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations.
About our members

Current UICC membership comprises more than 1,188 member organisations in 172 countries and continues to grow.

UICC membership growth throughout the years

Our network brings together cancer leagues and societies; research institutes; treatment centres, hospitals, scientific and professional societies; ministries of health, public health agencies; and patient support organisations to shape cancer control on a global scale.

Learn more about the membership here

Why become a UICC member?

Like 95%

of UICC members say that they would recommend UICC membership

They know that the unmatched UICC network, convening opportunities, capacity building initiatives and advocacy provide the tools and platforms to improve, grow and have a bigger impact.

 

“UICC is wide, varied and continuously relevant. In fact, increasingly relevant for every cancer prevention and management organisation.”

 

— UICC member, Cameroon
 

(Source: UICC Membership survey 2019)

Join UICC and:
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Connect globally

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Forge international partnerships

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Amplify your voice

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Have a bigger impact

Exclusive UICC membership benefits

Once your organisation becomes a member, you unlock a wide array of exclusive benefits designed to raise your important work to the next level.

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In 2019, UICC's membership survey revealed that:

Star 90%

agreed that UICC adds value to their work.

Globe 88%

agreed that UICC has a reputation for excellent membership services.

Latest members news & blog articles
Three women nurses wearing masks and showing a heart sign outside a health facility
12 May 2021
News

Nurses and frontline workers show resilience in an incredibly tough year

Frontline health workers have paid a heavy toll this past year. Marking International Nurses Day, it is important to look to the future and build the support they need to continue their invaluable work.

Middle Eastern man smoking a hookah
11 May 2021
Blog

Ramadan is an ideal time to quit tobacco

UICC invited Dr Hadi Mohamad Abu Rasheed of the Qatar Cancer Society to share his view on the impact of Ramadan on the cessation of tobacco use in the Muslim community.

Members of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Pakistan celebrate World Cancer Day
6 May 2021
News

This past World Cancer Day, “Together, all of our actions mattered”

Together, UICC, its members and partners and the entire cancer community ended the World Cancer Day 2019-2021 campaign on a high note, making the final year of “I Am and I Will” a significant success.

Medical practitioner looks into microscope, to suggest the power of and need for innovation to reduce the burden of cancer
5 May 2021
News

Innovations in cancer care bring health closer to patients in LMICs

Innovations and resource-appropriate interventions can help close the equity gap in cancer care between high- and lower-income regions. Interview with Dr Omolola Salako of the Sebeccly Cancer Centre in Nigeria.

Broken cigarette resting on ashtray to symbolise smoking as a risk factor for many diseases including cancer and the benefits of quitting
29 April 2021
News

Efficient tobacco control reduces cancer mortality

Effective cancer control includes addressing the risk factors such as tobacco use. UICC fully supports and works with its members to implement the requirements and guidelines of the WHO international treaty on tobacco control.

Access to radiotherapy is not just limited by the physical presence or absence of facilities, but also by the ability of patients to pay for these services.
20 April 2021
Blog

Access to radiotherapy: keeping the focus and conversation during COVID-19

Radiotherapy plays an important role in improving chances of survival for cancer patients but is not widely available in low-resource settings. Dr Mushonga and Dr Scott look at some of the barriers to access and how they can be overcome.

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Virtual Dialogues

UICC's Virtual Dialogues provide members with enhanced opportunities to connect, exchange knowledge, access expert insights, and share solutions on their respective and common challenges. Learn more

Virtual Fellowships

Virtual Fellowships allow cancer professionals from UICC member organisations to obtain expert learning and guidance in cancer control in English, French or Spanish, through a series of four one-to-one video calls with experts. Find out more

Open call – from 22 June to 31 December 2020

Member Testimonials
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“The Report represents an outstanding example of how UICC, through its 1,000 strong members, is able to provide a unique civil society perspective on national successes and major challenges that remain in meeting the World Cancer Declaration targets. As a cancer control and prevention focused organisation WCRF International is particularly excited to have been able to provide input for this strategic report.”

Kate Allen, Executive Director, Science & Public Affairs
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“The Swiss Cancer League is proud to have joined forces with UICC as it has enabled us to network with the global cancer community, access capacity building opportunities, and advocate to drive progress for cancer control.”

Kathrin Kramis-Aebischer, CEO


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Our  Members
are all around the World

Join a growing
network of
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1176

members

in
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172

countries

Learn more about UICC

Last update: 
Friday 16 April 2021
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