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 1,133 member organisations in 171 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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7 April 2020

World Health Day: Celebrating the work of nurses in the response to the coronavirus

World Health Day celebrates today the role and achievement of nurses. UICC members provide insight into how the coronavirus affects their work and cancer care delivery.

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6 April 2020

World Cancer Congress postponed to 16-18 March 2021

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, UICC has taken the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the World Cancer Congress to March 2021 and cancel the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit.

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1 April 2020

Fake news: a threat to public health

Today is April Fool’s Day, and humour in the form of fake news can be an antidote to anxiety - but spreading false news on diseases like cancer and the coronavirus is no longer funny when it endangers lives.

Masked health worker - Cancer care and coronavirus
31 March 2020

Coronavirus and Cancer Care: Planning, informing, assisting and giving hope

UICC has reached out to its global membership to ask how the situation has impacted them, as well as caregivers and patients, in their activities, delivery of services and receipt of treatment.

30 March 2020

Bringing the Cancer Resolution to Life: Mobilising National Advocacy

In 2019, through the Cancer Advocates programme, UICC was proud to support members across the globe to refine their advocacy strategies or develop new, more effective ones.

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23 March 2020

Introducing the Cancer Advocates programme: a new name for Treatment for All

UICC’s successful Treatment for All initiative has been renamed the Cancer Advocates programme.