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UICC awarded "Best Conference Development" for the World Cancer Congress, read the detailed results of WCD2016, discover the 2016 Global Advocacy plan and more...
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April 2016

2016 World Cancer Congress

An award winning conference dedicated to empowering UICC members by building capacity for change


We are thrilled to announce that UICC has won the “Best Conference Development” award at the 2016 International & European Association Awards. 

The award recognised the development of the Congress over the past few years, including some of its innovative features aimed at building capacity across UICC membership.

The award was presented by the Society of Association Executives, which represents one of the largest community of associations and has been established to facilitate excellence in leadership, development and service in membership organisations. In this year’s edition, the World Cancer Congress was recognised for strengthening its focus on cancer implementation science, while also increasing essential features such as best practice sharing, education and training initiatives, as well as networking opportunities.

Take advantage of the "Springtime in Paris" registration offer for UICC members – Save up to EUR 110 by registering before 31 May
Make sure that you enrol on a Master Course too, and sign up for one of the exceptional social events whilst there is still availability.

Building Capacities of our Members
The “Best Conference Development” award highlights the focus that the conference has placed over the last few editions on developing a programme that stimulates interaction amongst the international cancer community. Renowned for being an exceptional educational platform attracting the world’s leaders in cancer and public health, the conference facilitates best practice sharing in an inspiring and unique set-up.

Amongst the many opportunities available, we will focus on two unique features, specifically designed to meet the demands of our Members...

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Members' Corner


Get inspired and connect with our new members 

We are proud to announce that since our last newsletter in February we have welcomed an additional 38 new members as part of our community.

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Global Advocacy


Read about UICC’s new and exciting advocacy agenda in 2016 and how you can get involved.

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World Cancer Day 2016


Overview and results

World Cancer Day 2016 was a truly astonishing milestone on many levels. For the first time in the history of the day, the coverage, the engagement, and the global recognition exceeded our expectations in a spectacular way.

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The Manual of Clinical Oncology (MCO) is part of the many different and valuable publications related to the TNM Classification of Malignant Tumors and covers all topics relevant for daily cancer care. 

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Read the latest report on stomach cancer released by the World Cancer Research Fund, a strategic member and partner of UICC.

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Watch our new SPARC videos

The Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community (SPARC) awardees explain how seed funding is helping organisations achieve their advocacy goals. 

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Don’t miss this opportunity

Nominate your candidate for the UICC Board of Directors and/or President-Elect for the 2016-2018 term.

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Upcoming events

Mark your calendar with these upcoming events.

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