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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Member Testimonials

“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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30 June 2017
  • Capacity building
  • Members
  • Partners

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.

The 2016 Annual Report was developed with digital consumption in mind
1 June 2017
  • Convening
  • Capacity building
  • Advocacy

Annual Report now available

We are pleased to share the 2016 UICC Annual Report – a wonderful snapshot of another year of progress for UICC and its community of members and partners.

WHA69 - UICC Side Event on Cancer Control
30 May 2017
  • Advocacy
  • Members
  • Networks

World Health Assembly endorses important NCD interventions

Tuesday 30 May 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland: Today the 70th World Health Assembly adopted a resolution endorsing an updated list of evidence-based and cost-effective interventions for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). 

Istanbul University Oncology Institute, Turkey
22 May 2017
  • Advocacy
  • Members
  • Networks

2017 WHA cancer resolution: From global commitment to national action

30 May 2017, Geneva, Switzerland – Today, health leaders from across the world reaffirmed cancer control as a critical health and development priority as they adopted a new cancer resolution at the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva.

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12 May 2017
  • Advocacy
  • Members

UICC & ISNCC celebrate International Nurses Day

UICC is joining forces with its member International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) and International Council of Nurses (ICN) to celebrate International Nurses Day on 12 May.

4 May 2017
  • Members

UICC recognised with Membership Engagement award

3 May 2017 - Vienna, Austria - UICC has tonight been named the proud winner of the International & European Association Award for Membership Engagement.