Our members share a passion to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations.
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Current UICC membership comprises more than 1,000 member organisations in 162 countries and continues to grow.

Our network brings together cancer leagues and societies; research institutes; treatment centres, hospitals, scientific and professional societies; ministries of health, public health agencies; and patient support organisations to shape cancer control on a global scale.

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“The Report represents an outstanding example of how UICC, through its 1,000 strong members, is able to provide a unique civil society perspective on national successes and major challenges that remain in meeting the World Cancer Declaration targets. As a cancer control and prevention focused organisation WCRF International is particularly excited to have been able to provide input for this strategic report.”

Kate Allen, Executive Director, Science & Public Affairs

“The Swiss Cancer League is proud to have joined forces with UICC as it has enabled us to network with the global cancer community, access capacity building opportunities, and advocate to drive progress for cancer control.”

Kathrin Kramis-Aebischer, CEO


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Cary Adams, UICC CEO talking about WCD2018
31 October 2017

100 Days to World Cancer Day

Hear from UICC CEO, Cary Adams on what World Cancer Day is all about and how you can personally make an impact this coming 4 February. 

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30 June 2017

Cancer Research UK reopens its £20 million Grand Challenge for application

Following the investment of over £70 million in four global teams in 2016, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is now accepting applications through Oct. 12. for multidisciplinary teams willing to take on eight challenges identified as toughest in the cancer fight.

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27 June 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb employees raise funds for UICC members

The 2nd edition of the European Country 2 Country 4 Cancer ride organised by Bristol-Myers Squibb will take place in September supporting the Union for International Cancer Control and selected members to raise funds with the aim of accelerating the fight against cancer and facilitating a better life for cancer patients.

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21 June 2017

A new collaboration to increase access to lifesaving cancer treatment in Africa

American Cancer Society and Clinton Health Access Initiative announce collaborations with Pfizer and Cipla to increase access to lifesaving cancer treatment in Africa.

20 June 2017

The Astellas Oncology C3 Prize returns for a second year

UICC partner Astellas Oncology is calling for submissions for the C3 Prize aiming to inspire and support innovative ideas for cancer care with $100,000 in grants.  

Norwegian Cancer Society's AMR campaign
14 June 2017

Norwegian Cancer Society launch campaign on threat of antimicrobial resistance to cancer treatment

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 – Today, the Norwegian Cancer Society (NCS), have launched a new campaign calling on other organisations to raise awareness and take action against the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) including antibiotic resistance, which could set cancer treatment back decades.