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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
Slovenia is implementing effective measures to reduce tobacco dependence and use, particularly among youth.
9 April 2021

Protecting Slovenian youth from tobacco

Quitting smoking is a huge step towards preventing a number of cancers. Mihaela Lovše of the Slovenian Coalition for Public Health, Environment and Tobacco Control offers insight into tobacco cessation programmes and strategies in Slovenia.

A new report by Dr Sonali Johnson at UICC, “The Social Determinants of Health and Cancer” provides an in-depth look at how health inequity can be addressed through advocacy and action.
8 April 2021

Healthy living is a fundamental human right

A person’s socioeconomic circumstances can impact their risk of cancer, chances of survival and quality of life. Resulting inequities in health must be addressed so that everyone can attain the highest possible standard of health.

Advances in in vitro diagnostics not only promise better outcomes for people living with cancer, but also the cost of treatment is reduced, with substantial savings to health systems
6 April 2021

In vitro diagnostics and the promise of better cancer survival rates

In vitro diagnostics offer the opportunity to detect cancer early, for more effective and timely treatment. These quality-assured diagnostics must be available to all those who need them, including in LMICs for a “fairer, healthier world”.

Fake medical advice can do more than provoke false hope, it can also be dangerous and compromise recovery
31 March 2021

Fake medical news and other costly misinformation on cancer

While relevant and good quality health information can be found on the internet, it is important to guard against fake, misleading and ill-informed medical advice that potentially poses significant risks.

Only USD 10.5bn are required to achieve 2030 cervical cancer elimination targets, services that, when sustained. would avert 62 million deaths by 2120. Photo by Matthew Henry / Burst.com
22 March 2021

Ending the inequity in preventing and treating cervical cancer

UICC and its members have begun working with WHO, government agencies and civil society partners to meet the challenge of implementing the Global Strategy to eliminate cervical cancer in their own countries.

Each Virtual Dialogue in the regional series will focus on a different topic relevant to the region, based on engagement of UICC members in the region, potential for solution-oriented discussions, and consultation with Board Members from the region.
18 March 2021

Bringing together UICC regional communities in 2021

This year, UICC is leveraging its Virtual Dialogues to respond to the needs of members facing specific challenges in their regions.

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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

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Last update: 
Tuesday 15 September 2020
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