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Hong Gwan Seo, CEO, National Cancer Center Korea (NCCK)
18 June 2021
News

NCCK: 20 years of advancing cancer care in the Republic of Korea

On 18th June, the National Cancer Center of Korea (NCCK) marks 20 years of commitment to cancer control in the Republic of Korea and to international collaboration. Interview with Dr Hong Gwan Seo, President of NCCK. 

Woman doctor reading a book in a library, illustrating the publication of the 7th edition of the TNM Atlas based on the UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours
9 June 2021
News

The 7th edition of the UICC TNM Atlas – a pictorial guide to the TNM staging system

The 7th edition of the UICC TNM Atlas has just been published, presenting an illustrated version of the TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours and promoting the uniform application of the TNM classification in cancer practice.

Pile of cut tobacco with cigarettes on dollar bills.
28 May 2021
News

More funding needed for tobacco control to reduce cancer incidence

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer today. While the regulatory tools exist to reduce it consumption, there are significant financial hurdles to overcome to see effective measures implemented.

Image shows surgeon at work, emphasising the importance of comprehensive healthcare on in cancer control
25 May 2021
News

How integrated comprehensive cancer care can help drive UHC

UICC members in Indonesia and Thailand talk about how cancer control and care is integrated in their national healthcare systems.

Cigarette end burning with ash forming a dollar sign, emphasising the huge profits generated by the tobacco industry and the heavy influence they use to undermine policy changes and more effective tobacco regulation
21 May 2021
News

Aligning efforts for effective tobacco control

Tobacco control is essential to reducing cancer incidence. The first UICC Virtual Dialogue on the topic held on 12th May provided valuable insight into how to unite the efforts of the cancer and tobacco control communities to implement effective regulation.

Person holding a blister pack of medicine
17 May 2021
News

Cancer treatment threatened by increasingly ineffective antimicrobial drugs

As pathogens become ever more resistant to antimicrobial drugs such as antibiotics, people living with cancer run a growing risk of adverse treatment outcomes, including death from an infection, even though their cancer is treatable.

Three women nurses wearing masks and showing a heart sign outside a health facility
12 May 2021
News

Nurses and frontline workers show resilience in an incredibly tough year

Frontline health workers have paid a heavy toll this past year. Marking International Nurses Day, it is important to look to the future and build the support they need to continue their invaluable work.

Members of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Pakistan celebrate World Cancer Day
6 May 2021
News

This past World Cancer Day, “Together, all of our actions mattered”

Together, UICC, its members and partners and the entire cancer community ended the World Cancer Day 2019-2021 campaign on a high note, making the final year of “I Am and I Will” a significant success.

Broken cigarette resting on ashtray to symbolise smoking as a risk factor for many diseases including cancer and the benefits of quitting
29 April 2021
News

Efficient tobacco control reduces cancer mortality

Effective cancer control includes addressing the risk factors such as tobacco use. UICC fully supports and works with its members to implement the requirements and guidelines of the WHO international treaty on tobacco control.

Senior African woman receiving the COVID-19 vaccine
27 April 2021
Blog

How COVID-19 vaccines could help put cancer care back on track

Dany Habr, Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Oncology, shares his perspective on what the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines could mean for the cancer community and the important lessons that Pfizer has learned throughout the pandemic.

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
News

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
News

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”.

Last update: 
Wednesday 30 September 2020
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