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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 1,188 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.

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agreed that UICC has a reputation for excellent membership services.

Latest members news & blog articles
Bird's eye view of Geneva with the Jet d'eau landmark
22 July 2021
News

Save the date for UICC’S 2022 World Cancer Congress: 17-20 October 2022

UICC’s next World Cancer Congress (WCC) is scheduled to take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 17th-20th October 2022 as a hybrid event focused on accelerating progress in cancer control.

Young smiling patient being treated by a doctor
22 July 2021
News

A virtual advocacy platform to foster collaboration and improve patient outcomes

The Advocacy Exchange is a virtual platform created by GRYT Health and Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), to unite advocacy organisations, patients and industry leaders in improving outcomes for people living with cancer.

Women getting a mammogram
16 July 2021
Blog

The importance of multi-stakeholder collaboration in transforming breast cancer control in Europe

Irish MEP Frances Fitzgerald, Chair of the multi-stakeholder coalition Transforming Breast Cancer Together, shares her perspectives on the value of collaboration for strengthened patient advocacy and policymaking in the EU.

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16 July 2021
News

On the road to the next World Cancer Leaders' Summit

Under the theme "Driving innovation to advance cancer control equitably", participants of the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit 2021 will discuss how to improve prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer through innovative approaches.

Grace Romasko with a 4-year old Honduran girl in the expeditionary medical unit in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, during the US operation "Continuing Promise" in 2018. Photo by Mike DiMestico.
14 July 2021
News

Undermining efforts to strengthen cancer care in Honduras

The final article in UICC’s series on cancer care in zones of unrest sheds light on the fragile situation in Honduras where people are struggling to meet even basic needs amidst looming elections.

Child in a hospital in Sudan looks into the camera. Photo by Richard Juilliert.
7 July 2021
News

Decades of conflict in Sudan have made cancer planning nearly impossible

Civil wars, tribal conflicts and lack of public funding have depleted Sudan’s health resources as cancer organisations face monumental challenges to provide care.

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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: 
Friday 16 April 2021
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