Bertha Aguilar is 48 years old and a breast cancer survivor. She is Co-founder and President of the Cimab Foundation in Mexico, one of the 20 organisations receiving a SPARC grant to address the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer worldwide.
28 July 2016 – Globally, 95% of people living with a key cancer-causing infection are unaware. On World Hepatitis Day, the World Hepatitis Alliance is calling for a dramatic scale up in viral hepatitis testing to eliminate preventable deaths from hepatitis worldwide by 2030.
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.
On World Cancer Day 2015, UICC and its partner Pfizer launched the SPARC MBC Challenge, a first-of-its-kind initiative to address the unique challenges facing women with metastatic breast cancer worldwide. Meet one of the 20 awardees selected to receive a grant for their project.
Runcie C.W. Chidebe, 30 years old, is the Executive Director of the Health & Psychological Trust Centre in Nigeria, one of the 20 organisations around the world receiving a SPARC grant - an initiative launched in partnership with Pfizer - to address the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer in their own country.
Ebru Tontas, 43 years old, is co-founder and board member of Kanserle Dans Dernegi in Turkey, one of the 20 organisations around the world receiving a SPARC grant - an initiative launched in partnership with Pfizer - to address the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer in their own country. Ebru is the project manager for the SPARC grant project.
Friday 8 July 2016 - Uruguay, has today won their lawsuit against the tobacco giant Philip Morris International who were seeking compensation for economic damages caused by the nation's anti-tobacco measures.
15 June 2016, Lyon, France - An international working group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of drinking coffee, maté, and very hot beverages.