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Aerial view of Long Beach, California, where UICC's 2023 World Cancer Leaders' Summit will take place.
10 August 2022

World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Long Beach, CA – 16-17 October 2023

The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit is the premier event in global cancer control to help guide united and coordinated international, national and regional responses to the cancer epidemic.

Person holding a blister pack of medicine
7 July 2022

UICC Editorial in the Bangkok Post: "Drug resistance is killing millions"

There is an urgent need for a global framework to address antimicrobial resistance, which has become a leading cause of death worldwide and poses a serious life threat to people living with cancer.

An illustration of how much sugar a soda contains.
16 June 2022

Podcast "Let's talk cancer": Obesity, nutrition and cancer

Dr Elisabete Weiderpass, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) talks with Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC, about obesity, nutrition and cancer for this episode of Let’s Talk Cancer.

Women with her child both wearing masks in a cancer ward looking at a picture board, with the child pointing at a picture of three doctors
2 June 2022

How to reduce inequities in cancer care

There is much that governments, organisations and individuals can do to reduce inequity and ensure that affordable, quality care is enjoyed by all populations.

Chemotherapy treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. (c) Union for Internationa Cancer Control (UICC)
22 May 2022

Improving access to and use of essential life-saving cancer medicines in LLMICs

The Access to Oncology Medicines (ATOM) Coalition is an innovative collaboration model that will increase access to cancer medicines in LLMICs in a novel and sustainable way.

Woman from Latin America on the left, smiling; man wrapped in scarf symbolising the LGBTQ+ movement on the right, smiling; and "close the care gap" logo of the 2022 World Cancer Day campaign
10 May 2022

On 4 February, we took action to close the gap in cancer care

Together, UICC, its members and partners and the entire cancer community made the new World Cancer Day “Close the care gap” campaign a resounding success.

Election of the 2018-2020 board at the 2018 General Assembly which took place in conjunction with the 2018 World Cancer Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 May 2022

Nominations for the UICC Board of Directors are open

UICC members are invited to play a role in shaping the future of the organisation by nominating candidates for the Board of Directors 2022-2024 and for President-Elect.

Peace dove in the blue and yellow colours of the Ukrainian flag
25 April 2022

UICC Solidarity Fund for Ukraine opens call for grants to qualifying organisations

Donations received for the UICC Solidarity Fund are being governed by an Advisory Board of experts and are now being made available to organisations in Ukraine and the region affected by the war.

Elderly Caucasian couple dancing in a kitchen
12 April 2022

Cancer and ageing, a global opportunity for healthcare systems

The increasing number of older adults with cancer represents both a challenge and an opportunity for improving healthcare systems worldwide.

African women smiling, posing for the photo
7 April 2022

Cervical cancer elimination as a priority for both UHC and economic development

Andrea Bare of ThinkWell highlights how governments can take action from a financing perspective to close a gap in care and strive towards WHO elimination targets.

Image from behind of women in Africa walking in a market, some carrying parcels on their heads
6 April 2022

Cervical cancer elimination in Africa: where are we now and where do we need to be?

A new UICC report provides insights into the current situation of the cervical cancer burden in Africa, as well as recommendations to improve access to care and meet the cervical cancer elimination targets set by WHO.

Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC
4 April 2022

Cary Adams in WEF Agenda: How to improve access to cancer medicines in LMICs

In this opinion piece published in The Agenda by the World Economic Forum, Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC, looks at how public-private partnerships can help ensure a more sustainable access.

Last update: 
Monday 2 August 2021