• Istanbul Oncology Institute - Turkey
    22 September 2016

    22 September, Madrid - UICC joined the round table organised today by the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) to raise awareness on the importance of promoting research as a key component in the fight against cancer, and establish 24 September as World Cancer Research Day.

  • © United Nations- Dr Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy first session, 20 September 2016
    21 September 2016

    21 September 2016, New York - NCD Alliance commends Uruguay’s President Tabaré Vázquez's championing of the NCD agenda, exemplified yesterday in his address to the 71st United Nations General Assembly.

    16 September 2016

    Through a series of portraits, UICC would like to introduce the Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community (SPARC) grantees and highlight some aspects of their individual experiences.

  • Country 2 Country 4 Cancer Ride
    25 July 2016

    Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is launching an epic European cycling event in support of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), to accelerate the fight against cancer and improve the quality of life for cancer patients. 

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    7 September 2016

    Register for the official campaign launch taking place on 4 October 2016 and discover how to get involved in World Cancer Day 2017.

  • Meet Joan, from FECMA
    7 September 2016

    Since 2007, Joan Prades, 34 years old, has been a researcher in cancer care organisations and policies. He works in close collaboration with FECMA within projects related to breast cancer patients’ quality of care and healthcare professionals-patients communications. He is involved in two current actions launched by the European Commission.

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    6 September 2016

    The upcoming World Cancer Congress taking place in Paris is only a couple of weeks away. Don't miss this great opportunity to meet peers and experts from around the world, register now.

  • SPARC project-Uganda
    31 August 2016

    Gertrude Nakigudde, 44 years old, defeated breast cancer fourteen years ago and is now Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Women’s Cancer Support Organisation and one of the twenty SPARC grantees. 

  • Overweight
    24 August 2016

    25 August 2016 - A new evaluation carried out by the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention programme has concluded that overweight/obesity is a risk factor for more cancer sites than previously established.

  • IECAS project-Colombia
    23 August 2016

    35 year-old Ana Milena Gil Quijano is a researcher at Instituto para la Evaluacion de la Calidad y la Atencion en Salud (IECAS). She has mostly worked in the design, development and evaluation of health projects related to cancer and is currently acting as co-researcher within the Cancer patients and caregivers web-based information tool project.

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