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A new report by Dr Sonali Johnson at UICC, “The Social Determinants of Health and Cancer” provides an in-depth look at how health inequity can be addressed through advocacy and action.
8 April 2021

Healthy living is a fundamental human right

A person’s socioeconomic circumstances can impact their risk of cancer, chances of survival and quality of life. Resulting inequities in health must be addressed so that everyone can attain the highest possible standard of health.

Advances in in vitro diagnostics not only promise better outcomes for people living with cancer, but also the cost of treatment is reduced, with substantial savings to health systems
6 April 2021

In vitro diagnostics and the promise of better cancer survival rates

In vitro diagnostics offer the opportunity to detect cancer early, for more effective and timely treatment. These quality-assured diagnostics must be available to all those who need them, including in LMICs for a “fairer, healthier world”.

Only USD 10.5bn are required to achieve 2030 cervical cancer elimination targets, services that, when sustained. would avert 62 million deaths by 2120. Photo by Matthew Henry /
22 March 2021

Ending the inequity in preventing and treating cervical cancer

UICC and its members have begun working with WHO, government agencies and civil society partners to meet the challenge of implementing the Global Strategy to eliminate cervical cancer in their own countries.

Darien Montgomerie is the 4th recipient of the Middleton Scholarship awarded by Icon Group
12 March 2021

Darien Montgomerie from Icon Cancer Centre awarded 2021 Middleton Scholarship

The Middleton Scholarship offers unique networking opportunities and an international platform to advance professional skills. In her scholarship year, Ms Montgomerie aims to focus on the issue of inequity in cancer care.

Mark Crafts, Cancer Survivor and World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge Rider
10 March 2021

34 celebrities build buzz for a successful World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge

The first edition of the World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge offered a nail-biting race to the finish, which generated enthusiasm and support for the fight against cancer around the globe.

4 March 2021

Mobilising support to reduce inequities and improve outcomes in women's cancers

This International Women’s Day on 8th March, WHO builds on the momentum generated by the cervical cancer elimination strategy with a new initiative on breast cancer, an action supported by UICC’s own investment in women cancers.

This World Cancer Day, UICC gives voice and says thank you to all those in the cancer community who have worked these past 12 months through the pandemic
4 February 2021

Adaptations and innovations in cancer care through COVID-19 and beyond

On World Cancer Day, UICC shines a light on the heroic responses to the pandemic by cancer organisations and individuals around the world struggling to maintain progress in cancer care.

The theme of World Cancer Day, “I Am and I Will,” is a reminder that each person can help reduce the growing burden of a complex disease that impacts millions of people worldwide
1 February 2021

A community built on personal commitments

To recognise World Cancer Day, Zsuzsanna Devecseri of Sanofi Genzyme reflects on the importance of taking action to identify and address gaps in cancer care.

Join UICC staff and individuals from around the world on the World Cancer Day Live page for a full day of live and exclusive events on 4th February
1 February 2021

Join the World Cancer Day Live Broadcast on 4th February

UICC will be streaming live a host of inspiring and educational events on World Cancer Day, including exchanges with experts and people living with cancer, a yoga session, book readings and musical performances.

Daiichi Sankyo is working hand-in-hand with the UICC in a number of forums to ensure the cancer community can stay informed and feel connected and empowered even while socially distanced
29 January 2021

Collective resilience: Adapting as a community to the pandemic

Daiichi Sankyo’s Gissoo DeCotiis examines the resilience of the cancer community in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and what those new challenges mean for future progress beyond COVID-19.

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

Last update: 
Wednesday 30 September 2020