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.

 
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Looking back at two enriching years as UICC President

As her tenure comes to an end at the upcoming UICC General Assembly, HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan reflects on her experiences as UICC President in campaigning actively for greater cancer control, on the challenges faced by the cancer community and the progress that has been made. Read more

The General Assembly is UICC’s supreme governing body and will be held on 6th October 2020. It is open to all UICC members, presentations will start at 14h00 CET. Read more

 

World Cancer Day 2021 official launch

World Cancer Day 2021 has officially launched. Hear from the UICC team, members and partners about what is planned for 4th February and how you can contribute. Watch the Facebook Live

 

Resources

 

Driving change for older adults with cancer

Cancer disproportionately affects older adults, who require tailored prevention, treatment and support. With populations ageing rapidly worldwide, this paper examines the major challenges and how the cancer community can help drive progress for older populations. Read more(pdf)