Our members share a passion to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations.
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Current UICC membership comprises more than 1,107 member organisations in 170 countries and continues to grow.

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.

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Member Testimonials

“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

“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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Leadership in Action in Singapore
9 April 2019

Cancer leaders come together at regional level to advance efforts for cancer control

Two 'Leadership in Action' meetings recently took place for the Asia Pacific and Middle East and North Africa regions.

Participants at the 2018 World Cancer Congress sharing their "I Am and I Will" message
4 April 2019

World Cancer Day 2019 Ignites Action

Newly released report offers look at the achievements of one of the biggest health awareness days. 

12 March 2019

Friends of Cancer Patients UAE signs as UICC partner to support Treatment for All

Today, on the occasion of the War on Cancer Middle East organised by The Economist Events team in Dubai, Friends of Cancer Patients UAE (FoCP UAE) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) have signed a partnership agreement in support of UICC’s advocacy initiative ‘Treatment for All’. This initiative calls on the international cancer community to address the global equity gap in access to cancer services to reduce premature deaths. 

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11 February 2019

Capacity Building opportunities on offer to UICC members

From Fellowships to the CEO programme, UICC Capacity Building's team is excited to announce a number of new opportunities for membership engagement in the coming weeks and months.

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4 February 2019

17 Country Champions join Treatment for All in 2019

Geneva, Switzerland – This World Cancer Day, UICC is delighted to announce the 2019 Country Champions for Treatment for All:

23 January 2019

City Cancer Challenge becomes an independent foundation

Geneva, Switzerland – Today, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) launched the City Cancer Challenge (C/Can) initiative as an independent foundation, registered with the Swiss Authorities as “City Cancer Challenge Foundation.”