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Makna World Cancer Day
19 January 2021

How thousands will be marking World Cancer Day

This 4th February, UICC members and supporters around the world will be taking action 

Bill Anderson of Roche shines the light on the the everyday heroes who ensured people with cancer continue to get the care they need
7 January 2021

Beyond the headlines lie unsung heroes

Bill Anderson shines a light on the herculean efforts of unsung heroes to ensure the continued availability of essential medicines and care through the pandemic.

Prof Anil D'Cruz, President of UICC 2020-2022 and Director at Oncology Apollo Hospitals, presents his vision for UICC and cancer care
4 January 2021

Towards a brighter 2021 – a vision for UICC and cancer control

A leading oncologist in India and UICC’s new President for 2020-2022, Professor Anil D’Cruz wishes UICC members and partners all the best for 2021 and outlines his vision for the organisation and cancer control, as he helps guide UICC through a changing health landscape.

UICC Season's greetings 2020
22 December 2020

Season's Greetings and best wishes for 2021

UICC looks forward to a brighter 2021 for the cancer community and the entire staff offer their best wishes for the end of the year.

While 2020 was about adopting and launching the Global Strategy, 2021 is about implementation
21 December 2020

A notable success in 2020 in the fight against cancer: cervical cancer elimination

2020 saw the adoption and launch of the first-ever global commitment to eliminate a cancer. 2021 will be about an integrated approach to its implementation.

Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2020, all cancers, both sexes, all ages. Datasource: Globocan 2020
17 December 2020

GLOBOCAN 2020: New Global Cancer Data

IARC released on 14th December the updated Globocan 2020 with new estimates on the global cancer burden, indicating that it has risen to 19.3 million cases and 10 million cancer deaths in 2020.

The weekly number of breast cancer diagnoses are estimated to have fallen more than 50% during the pandemic. Image from the National Cancer Institute.
11 December 2020

Lessons from COVID-19: Addressing global cancer disparities

Head of Global Oncology Advocacy and Professional Relations at Daiichi Sankyo, Gissoo DeCotiis, discusses how COVID-19 has highlighted ongoing global disparities in breast cancer care and continued need for action.

Dr Tabaré Vázquez, former President of Uruguay and Prof Sanchia Aranda, former President of UICC
7 December 2020

UICC honours the passing of Dr Tabaré Vázquez, former President of Uruguay

UICC is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr Tabaré Vázquez, the former President of Uruguay and recipient of UICC’s 2019 award for Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Control.

Together, all of our actions matter. On World Cancer Day, 4th February 2021, who are you and what will you do?
1 December 2020

World Cancer Day: two months for collective action against cancer

World Cancer Day is just over two months away, but a host of activities are already underway and several actions can already be taken to support the last year of the “I Am and I Will” campaign.

World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge
30 November 2020

World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge: joining forces with UICC to fight cancer

UICC announces an exciting new initiative that will enable cyclists and sports lovers to join forces with UICC and play an active part in the global fight against cancer: the World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge.

A training dedicated to TNM staging was organised for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, where the cancer burden is increasing rapidly but has limited cancer incidence data. Patients at Istanbul University Oncology Institute.
13 November 2020

Essential TNM Staging course for the Eastern Mediterranean region

Effective data collection on cancer is essential for better outcomes. UICC with IARC and FoCP organised a training course on TNM staging to support the development of cancer registries in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

The cancer community is adapting and innovating in response to disruptions in cancer care due to COVID-19 (picture taken at the University Hospital Hassan II, Morocco)
6 November 2020

Cancer beyond COVID-19: Reimagining cancer screening and diagnosis

The first UICC Virtual Dialogue in the series dedicated to the changing landscape in cancer care due to COVID-19 addressed service disruptions in screening and diagnosis caused by the pandemic and suggested innovative solutions and practices crucial to saving lives.

Last update: 
Wednesday 30 September 2020