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

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

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

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.  

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

World Cancer Day Instagram account has been hijacked

At the end of August, the World Cancer Day Instagram account managed by UICC was the target of a cyberattack and has been stolen, or “phished”. The account is now compromised.

Participants in the 3000-km Country to Country for Cancer ride in Europe, 3-20 September 2021
2 September 2021

Cycling nearly 3,000km through 7 countries to raise money for cancer

This 3-20 September, employees of Bristol Myers Squibb will cycle 3,000km across seven countries in the Country to Country for Cancer (C2C4C) in support of cancer research and European cancer organisations.

Two doctors study a brain scan
19 August 2021

Reducing equity gaps in cancer care through innovation and data

Eduardo Pisani, CEO of All.Can International, presents his understanding of efficient cancer care and the vital role of data in making equitable access to high-quality care a reality for everyone affected by cancer.

Man smoking with medical mask on his chin
30 July 2021

Effective measures to reduce tobacco use and lung cancer incidence

WHO’s MPOWER measures are known to be effective in reducing tobacco consumption, a major risk factor for lung cancer that takes 1.8 million lives a year.

Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus on the surface of skin or mucous membrane. Staphylococcus aureus can be highly resistance to antibiotics.
30 July 2021

Improving tools for combatting antimicrobial resistance

Diane Flayart at UICC's partner BD looks at common needs and interventions for COVID-19 and AMR and how to apply learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic to the global challenge of drug-resistant infections.

Woman on her computer attending a virtual meeting, symbolising the convening mission of UICC's regional series of Virtual Dialogues
28 July 2021

UICC Virtual Dialogues highlight regional perspectives on cancer control

April through end June, UICC ran a series of Virtual Dialogues that addressed specific regional challenges faced by cancer organisations and looked at solutions and best practices relevant to their situation.

Bird's eye view of Geneva with the Jet d'eau landmark
22 July 2021

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

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.

16 July 2021

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.

Last update: 
Monday 2 August 2021