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Logo of the Pink Dial Project, a charity auction of watches to fundraise for breast cancer
29 November 2021
News

Watch auction to support global breast cancer control raises over USD 500k

A charity auction of bespoke watches organised to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October raised an impressive USD 525,000. UICC has been selected as the charity partner of the auction.

Woman undergoing cancer treatment at FUCAM in Mexico. Photo by Adán Jardón (c) UICC 2021.
24 November 2021
Blog

Drug-resistant infections are undermining cancer care: better global data can save more lives

Closing World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 November), Gemma Buckland-Merrett explains how better global data can support action to curb drug-resistant infections and save modern medicine.

Close up of a woman looking down at her smiling daughter
17 November 2021
News

UICC engaged in supporting cervical cancer elimination in LMICs

While COVID-19 has slowed the progress of actions towards eliminating cervical cancer, UICC is committed to supporting its members and working with partners to realise the promise of the Global Strategy launched last year.

Older white woman and young black woman looking at each other smiling, showing strength, symbolising the new World Cancer Day campaign theme, "Close the care gap"
9 November 2021
News

World Cancer Day’s new three-year “Close the care gap” campaign kicks off!

Today, UICC is proud to launch World Cancer Day’s new campaign on building fairer, more equitable access to cancer care for all.

UICC CEO Dr Cary Adams and WCLS 2021 moderator Hannah Vaughan Jones, Emmy-nominated journalist, on the broadcast platform for the 2021 virtual World Cancer Leaders' Summit
27 October 2021
News

Summary of UICC’s 2021 World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2021

UICC's first-ever World Cancer Leaders' Summit in virtual format took place over two days filled with inspiring presentations and expert discussions on equity and innovation in cancer care in the wake of a pandemic.

C2C4C ride - Netherland team in a huddle
7 October 2021
News

Inside look at a record fundraise for the 2021 C2C4C ride

Two participants from the Belgium/Netherlands and UK/Ireland teams share their motivation for this year’s edition of the C2C4C ride, organised by Bristol Myer Squibb, which generated nearly USD 600,000 in donations.

Man in white coat in a research lab
5 October 2021
News

UICC welcomes strong emphasis on access to cancer medicines in updated EML

More than a quarter of applications reviewed for the 2021 update of the WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) were for cancer. Inclusion of a medicine is a crucial first step towards greater equity in access.

People seated in an auditorium listening to a session on cancer control
Spotlight on WCC2022
4 October 2021
News

World Cancer Congress 2022: Call for Sessions

UICC has now opened a call for sessions for the World Cancer Congress 2022. Proposals can be submitted until 30 November 2021.

Older patient doing physical exercise with a healthworker
30 September 2021
News

Exploring patient-centred care at every age

Marking the International Day of Older Persons this 1 October, UICC explores in a report and Virtual Dialogue some of the barriers to accessing care faced by older adults with cancer and how their specific needs can be addressed. 

The Jet d'eau, the landmark of Geneva where UICC is headquartered, illuminated in the colour of World Cancer Day
16 September 2021
News

UICC retrieves World Cancer Day Instagram account

Three weeks after the World Cancer Day Instagram account was hijacked, UICC is fortunate that its control of the account has been restored.

Elderly couple eating watermelon symbolising a healthier lifestyle through nutrition
8 September 2021
Blog

Preventing cancer through our lifestyle choices

Drawing on the learnings of the COVID-19 pandemic and the power of modifying behaviour to promote health, Swiss Re's Global Chief Medical Officer, John Schoonbee, discusses the role of lifestyle choices in preventing cancer.

Banner of UICC's  World Cancer Leaders’ Summit on 25th-26th October.
7 September 2021
News

The World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2021 goes fully virtual

Due to ongoing travel restrictions to the US, UICC has decided that the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit on 25th-26th October will go fully virtual. An online platform allows participants to enjoy the full Summit programme.  

Last update: 
Monday 2 August 2021
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