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UICC Newsletter – March 2021

          www.uicc.org         Share               Find us on social media   UICC Newsletter March 2021 Mobilising support to reduce inequities and improve outcomes in women's cancers UICC continues to drive efforts to address breast and cervical cancer to help reverse mortality trends and end inequities. Through knowledge...

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UICC Newsletter January 2021 – Celebrating the heroes working in cancer

  UICC Newsletter January 2021 Celebrating the heroes working in cancer   For World Cancer Day, UICC shares the stories of and thanks the nurses, doctors, researchers, volunteers, advocates and other caregivers in oncology from around the world for their tireless work these past 12 months. Read more World Cancer Day LIVE This 4th February, UICC is bringing World Cancer...

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UICC Newsletter – January 202

          www.uicc.org         Share               Find us on social media           UICC Newsletter January 2021 Celebrating the heroes working in cancer   For World Cancer Day, UICC shares the stories of and thanks the nurses, doctors, researchers, volunteers, advocates and other caregivers in...

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HRVATSKA UDRUGA LEUKEMIJA I LIMFOMI (HULL) DONOSI UICC (UNION FOR INTERNATIONAL CANCER CONTROL) NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2020

UICC Newsletter November 2020 The global health community commits to eliminating cervical cancer     UICC and cancer organisations around the world joined in WHO’s official launch of the global strategy to eliminate cervical cancer, a historic milestone in the fight against cancer. Read more Winners of the 2020 Best CEO and World Cancer Day Spirit Awards The recipients of...

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UICC Newsletter October 2020

UICC Newsletter October 2020 UICC members welcome the new President and Board of Directors for 2020-2022     At UICC’s 2020 General Assembly HRH Princess Dina Mired passed on the presidency to Professor Anil D’Cruz and full members elected the 2020-2022 Board of Directors, including the new President-Elect, Professor Jeff Dunn AO from Australia. Read more The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World: a smokescreen organisation...

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UICC Newsletter September 2020

UICC Newsletter September 2020 UICC launches global five-year Breast Cancer Programme    This new initiative, supported by UICC partners Pfizer, Daiichi, NIH/NCI and BHGI, aims to assist 50,000 patients and train 170 organisations and 5,000 health professionals in advocacy, communications, fundraising and monitoring.   Read more   Looking back at two enriching years as UICC President As her tenure comes to...

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UICC Newsletter – August 2020

          www.uicc.org         Share                   UICC Newsletter August 2020 A historic milestone in the global movement to eliminate cervical cancer   The adoption of WHO's Global Strategy will help save millions of lives from a preventable cancer. UICC is providing members with resources to communicate...

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UICC Newsletter – June 2020

            UICC Newsletter June 2020 COVID-19 unmasks what cancer patients have long known: The world needs a better and more equitable health system © BCI Ghana In an op-ed published by CNN, HRH Princess Dina Mired writes about the inequities in accessing cancer care and the disproportionate burden carried by the poor and disadvantaged.   Read...

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Older cancer patients and COVID-19 – a Special Focus Dialogue

    Older adults have been particularly impacted by COVID-19. A recent UN report outlined the broader effects the pandemic has had on this population in addition to the higher mortality rates: the denial of health care for conditions unrelated to COVID-19, neglect in care facilities, trauma related to stigma and discrimination, and adverse effects on the individuals’ mental health...

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UICC Newsletter – May 2020

… UICC Newsletter May 2020   Protect a new generation from the tactics of the tobacco industry As the world marks World No Tobacco Day on 31st May, UICC expresses concern at the rise in prevalence of youth vaping and calls for the strict regulation of e-cigarettes. Read more UICC’s Virtual Dialogues: a new suite of innovative online services for members...

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Register for UICC Member Dialogue on Tuesday 26th May at 13:00 CEST

    Dear UICC member,   Last Wednesday, UICC hosted the first Member Dialogue as part of the new Virtual Dialogues series, and two more are planned this week and next. We would like to make sure that you don’t miss the chance of joining the discussion.   In the first Member Dialogue, UICC members shared their experiences in three areas: cancer services...

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UICC’s Virtual Dialogues: a new suite of online services for members

            Dear UICC members,   The cancer community is facing a wide range of challenges in its ability to come together and deliver its work, due to the shifting global dynamics. The coronavirus pandemic is placing huge demands on our resilience – whether personal, organisational or at the health system level – and UICC’s role...