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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 1,200 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
Chemotherapy treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. (c) Union for Internationa Cancer Control (UICC)
Updated on 22 May
22 May 2022
News

Improving access to and use of essential life-saving cancer medicines in LLMICs

The Access to Oncology Medicines (ATOM) Coalition is an innovative collaboration model that will increase access to cancer medicines in LLMICs in a novel and sustainable way.

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16 May 2022
News

UICC members in the MEA region work to reduce tobacco production and use

Many countries in low-resource settings face significant hurdles in enforcing anti-tobacco laws, enabling farmers to transition to alternative crops, and fighting the smuggling of chemicals and tobacco products.

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13 May 2022
News

"Let's Talk Cancer": New technologies revolutionising cancer care

In this episode of Let’s Talk Cancer, Dr Ben Newton of GE Healthcare talks about advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment that improve the early detection of cancer, as well as patients’ chances of survival and experiences. 

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10 May 2022
News

On 4 February, we took action to close the gap in cancer care

Together, UICC, its members and partners and the entire cancer community made the new World Cancer Day “Close the care gap” campaign a resounding success.

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6 May 2022
Blog

No Woman Left Behind – a call for gender equity

Marking World Ovarian Cancer Day on 8 May, Clara MacKay reveals the chasm of inequities in ovarian cancer as incidence and mortality rise particularly for already disadvantaged populations.

Election of the 2018-2020 board at the 2018 General Assembly which took place in conjunction with the 2018 World Cancer Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 May 2022
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Nominations for the UICC Board of Directors are open

UICC members are invited to play a role in shaping the future of the organisation by nominating candidates for the Board of Directors 2022-2024 and for President-Elect.

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Current member opportunities

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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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1205

members

in
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172

countries

Learn more about UICC

Last update: 
Monday 14 March 2022
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