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    SPARC - Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge now open for applications

    UICC announces new grants for addressing advanced breast cancer globally

    The Call for Proposals is now open for a new grants initiative, developed to provide grassroots support in addressing the unique challenges of advanced breast cancer.  The SPARC - Metastatic Breast...

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    Looking for a new employment opportunity?

    - Cancer Council Australia is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer                        - Cancer Research UK is looking for a new Programme Director for Tobacco Control                                                         - WCRF Int. is looking for a new Head of Policy and Public Affairs

    Interested? Check out these latest job openings within our member organisations. UICC Full Members can now benefit from UICC’s platforms to advertise their job openings. Send us a description of the...

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    NCD Alliance Launches Post-2015 Advocacy Toolkit

    The NCD Alliance has launched a new Advocacy Toolkit on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the Post-2015 Agenda.

    With the expiry date of the Millennium Development Goals fast approaching, the NCD community has a unique opportunity to ensure that NCD prevention and control is central to the post-2015 development...

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    10th anniversary of the entry into force of the WHO FCTC

    The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) which is one of the most rapidly and widely embraced treaties in UN history is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Feb 27th, 2015. 

    To date, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) has been ratified and accepted by 180 countries. Adopted by the World Health Assembly on 21 May 2003, the WHO FCTC is the first...

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    West Coast to East Coast by Whike

    Jose Luis Esquer will cross the United States of America from the west coast to the east coast on a whike in order to collect money to fight against cancer.

    In 2010, Record Go Rent a Car's Human Resources manager, Jose Luis Esquer rode a tandem from Norway to Spain, and this year Jose Luis Esquer will ride a whike, which is a recumbent bicycle with a...

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    UICC calls for increased access to essential cancer medicines at 2015 Social Forum

    The 2015 Social Forum - 18 to 20 February 2015 - Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

    19 February 2015: Today, UICC addressed the 2015 Social Forum on "access to medicines in the context of the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and...

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    Inequalities in access to care causing thousands of unnecessary childhood cancer deaths

    Survival rates could dramatically improve with $50 increased investment per child

    Sunday 15 February 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – On International Childhood Cancer Day 2015, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) are showcasing new findings showing a $50 per child...

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    Launch of Childhood Cancer Video Campaign

    On the occasion of International Childhood Cancer Day, 15 February 2015

    In collaboration with Childhood Cancer International and the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, UICC has spearheaded a campaign targeted at primary and community healthcare workers to...

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    My Child Matters Award 2015

    Apply Now! Sanofi-Espoir Paediatric Nursing Oncology Fellowships

    Developed with Connecting Nurses, the Sanofi-Espoir My Child Matters Awards for Paediatric Oncology Nurses funds up to 10 projects submitted by nurses each year. The winners will receive a grant of €...

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    Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

    Announcement made at joint press conference with Norwegian Cancer Society and Ministry of Health and Care Services

    At a press conference with UICC Board Member and Secretary General Anne Lise Ryel of the Norwegian Cancer Society, Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie announced today that his Department...