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.

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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:

Connect globally


Forge international partnerships


Amplify your voice


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
Lorna Warwick, CEO of Lymphoma Coalition
14 September 2020

World Lymphoma Awareness Day – Focusing on patients and their gratitude

For World Lymphoma Awareness Day on 15th September, Lorna Warwick, CEO of the Lymphoma Coalition, speaks about “a world of thanks” and the particular challenges of lymphoma patients and caregivers.

September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
1 September 2020

Increasing survival rates for children with cancer

September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a moment to reflect on the particular challenges facing children who have cancer and their parents and recall the Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer launched by WHO in 2018.

18 August 2020

UICC Members invited to nominate for the second biennial UICC Awards

Nominations for Best CEO and Best World Cancer Day Spirit Awards open until 31st August 

CCCL co-launches Global Aid for Lebanon Campaign
12 August 2020

Lebanon: A campaign to raise funds for the victims of the explosion

The Children’s Cancer Center Lebanon is launching a fundraising campaign with Global Citizen, Red Cross Lebanon, the UN World Food Programme and the CEO of XO, Wassim Slaiby.

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12 August 2020

UICC’s Virtual Dialogues meet with enthusiasm within the cancer community

Since the launch last May of UICC’s Virtual Dialogues, a total of 345 professionals have participated in this new suite of online activities introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Staff at Asociación Tour Rosa de Costa Rica provide essential supplies and support to cancer patients during COVID-19
12 August 2020

Addressing metastatic breast cancer in the time of the coronavirus pandemic

The organisations who were awarded UICC-Pfizer SPARC grants last year have shown resilience in face of COVID-19 in addressing metastatic breast cancer (MBC) with virtual support groups, home visits and a radio drama series.

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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

“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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Last update: 
Tuesday 15 September 2020