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Pfizer is the founding partner of UICC's new Breast Cancer programme, which will provide new and much needed resources.
19 October 2020

A Call for Greater Equity to Reverse the Rising Trend of Breast Cancer Mortality

The burden of breast cancer is known by far too many. And, sadly, it’s on the rise in many parts of the world. As a physician and patient advocate, as well as a cancer patient herself, Dara Richardson-Heron has been on the front lines, trying to prevent it, control it and contain it.

UICC is planning a hybrid Congress in 2022, combining on-site events with virtual elements, to take place in Geneva, Switzerland
14 October 2020

World Cancer Congress 2022: A hybrid event in Geneva

The next World Cancer Congress (WCC) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland in 2022. UICC’s new President, Professor Anil D’Cruz, made this announcement at UICC’s virtual General Assembly on Tuesday 6th October.

Man with mental health issues
10 October 2020

Mental health, cancer and COVID-19

On World Mental Health Day, UICC Board member, Cristiana Fonseca shares her reflections on the psychological impacts of cancer and COVID-19 on cancer patients, their families and carers. 

HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, President of UICC (2018-2020)
30 September 2020

Looking back at two enriching years as UICC President

HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan reflects on her experiences as UICC President in campaigning actively for greater cancer control, on the challenges faced by the cancer community and the progress that has been made.

UICC launches new Breast Cancer programme for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help fight rising incidence and mortality
29 September 2020

UICC launches its new Breast Cancer Programme

Leveraging established programmes and convening platforms, UICC’s Breast Cancer Programme aims to strengthen the community to reverse the rising incidence and mortality of breast cancer worldwide.

Old person with cancer
25 September 2020

The Cancer & Ageing Tipping Point: A Need to Improve Outcomes

As people around the world live longer, the incidence of cancer continues rising, presenting numerous challenges for societies and health systems.

© Bristol-Myers Squibb | C2C4C ride
21 September 2020

Continued support for UICC members despite C2C4C cancellation

While the 5th edition of Country 2 Country 4 Cancer, due to take place this September, had to be called off because of COVID-19, Bristol-Myers Squibb, who sponsors the event, is continuing its generous support of UICC member organisations.

Tsetsegsaikhan Batmunkh, CEO of the Country Champion organisation National Cancer Council Mongolia, at World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2019
16 September 2020

Become a Country Champion of UICC’s Cancer Advocates programme

UICC is launching a call for expressions of interest for member organisations from low- and middle-income countries to join its Cancer Advocates programme and inspire national action on cancer control in their countries.

3 Persons looking at a laptop
12 August 2020

UICC’s Virtual Dialogues meet with enthusiasm within the cancer community

Since the launch last May of UICC’s Virtual Dialogues, a total of 345 professionals have participated in this new suite of online activities introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

UICC 2019 Annual Report
3 July 2020

Discover UICC's impact in its newly published 2019 Annual Report

UICC's 2019 Annual Report looks back at a year of achievements that have helped the organisation build a solid foundation and navigate the current uncertainty and a rapidly changing environment.

Light Backgrounds, Jewellery, Ornament
1 July 2020

Getting through COVID-19: innovating and collaborating like never before

Michael Oberreiter, Global Head of Access at Roche, reflects on the innovative solutions that have come out of the coronavirus pandemic and how they could make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients going forward.

People in business attire talking
25 June 2020

NCDs and COVID-19: Using law to act on NCDs during the pandemic

Governments and health officials are mobilising like never before to control the spread of the coronavirus and care for people who have been infected.

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Wednesday 30 September 2020