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Elderly woman on a swing looking up at an elderly man
16 November 2022

Age limits in clinical trials are a barrier to equitable cancer care

Older people are vastly underrepresented in clinical trials that set the standards for the efficacy and safety of cancer treatments. What steps can be taken to close this care gap?

Jeff Dunn speaking with delegates at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
9 November 2022

UICC's new President Jeff Dunn shares his plans for the next two years

During his tenure as UICC President, Prof. Jeff Dunn AO aims to connect with global health leaders and advance UICC’s core priorities to improve the quality of life of people living with cancer around the world.

Jeff Dunn, the new President of UICC for 2022-2024, gave closing remarks for the World Cancer Congress 2022 from Australia
21 October 2022

UICC closes a successful World Cancer Congress 2022

Three days of stimulating discussions, new and renewed connections and significant announcements marked World Cancer Congress 2022 in Geneva.

Jeff Dunn speaking with delegates at the 2018 World Cancer Congress
11 October 2022

UICC members welcome the new President, President-elect and Board of Directors for 2022 to 2024

At today’s General Assembly, UICC full members welcomed the new President, Prof. Jeff Dunn AO, and voted for the 2022-2024 Board of Directors, including the new President-elect, Ulrika Årehed Kågström. 

UICC Awards
11 October 2022

UICC announces the winners of Best CEO and Best World Cancer Day Campaign Awards

The winners of UICC’s Best CEO and Best World Cancer Day Campaign Awards were announced today at UICC’s General Assembly.

Prof. Anil D'Cruz, President of the Union for International Cancer Control, speaking at a UICC World Cancer Leaders' Summit
5 October 2022

Looking back at two years as UICC President through the challenges of COVID-19

Prof. Anil D’Cruz presided during two unique years in UICC’s history, as the world was gripped by a global pandemic, in-person meetings were cancelled and the cancer community showed extraordinary courage and resilience.

African female and male health care researchers working in life science laboratory, preparing and analysing microscope slides in a research lab
21 September 2022

Investing in cervical cancer elimination to transform women's health globally

In this post, Michelle Garsha details efforts by Hologic, a UICC partner to improving women’s health and well-being through health partnerships and the early detection and treatment of cervical cancer.

Woman nurse providing care to an older adult
14 September 2022

Nursing older patients with cancer

Older adults often present multiple chronic diseases, which can make treating cancer more complicated, and other challenges in accessing care, including losing agency over their health choices. Erin McLennan explains the importance of listening to their experiences and needs, and how education and advocacy are two areas where nurses can help improve cancer care for older adults.

Prof. Jeff Dunn AO, Chief of Mission and Head of Research at the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and President-elect of the Union for International Cancer Control at UICC's World Cancer Leaders' Summit in Mexico City in 2017.
31 August 2022

Incoming UICC President Jeff Dunn diagnosed with cancer

UICC President-elect Prof. Jeff Dunn AO has informed UICC, its members, partners and wider network that he has been diagnosed with Mantle Cell Lymphoma. He remains upbeat and will continue to assume his various responsibilities in cancer control.

Employees of Bristol Myers Squibb riding for the Ger Power Irish team in the 2021 Country to Country for Cancer ride
Updated on 15 September
17 August 2022

More epic cycling rides in 2022 by BMS to fundraise for UICC members

On 2 September, employees of Bristol Myers Squibb will once again cycle across Europe. And this year, another C2C4C ride across Latin America will be added to those in Europe, USA and Japan.

A smiling medical practitioner provides instructions to a student
11 August 2022

Icon Group supports UICC Virtual Fellowships

Building on innovations implemented during the pandemic, Icon Group is looking to share its experiences and expertise with other health professionals around the world through a UICC Virtual Fellowship.

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.

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Monday 2 August 2021