Planning and surveillance

UICC considers population-based cancer registries (PBCR) and National Cancer Control Plans (NCCP) the two foundation stones of comprehensive cancer control.

The development and implementation of successful NCCPs requires the involvement and commitment of multiple stakeholders including Government, UN agencies, private sector, civil society, and health professionals. Above all, the development of accurate and effective NCCPs requires up-to-date information on the occurrence and outcome of cancer in a country, which can only be collected through population-based cancer registries.

UICC therefore advocates for priority actions to achieve the following World Cancer Declaration targets: