The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is a membership organisation that exists to help the global health community accelerate the fight against cancer.
Founded in 1933 and based in Geneva, UICC’s growing membership of over 760 organisations across 155 countries, features the world’s major cancer societies, ministries of health, research institutes and patient groups. Together with its members, key partners, the World Health Organisation, the World Economic Forum and others, UICC is tackling the growing cancer crisis on a global scale.
UICC is governed by its member organisations, which meet in a general assembly, held in conjunction with the World Cancer Congress, every two years. Between assemblies, a board of 17 directors, elected by the General Assembly, act as the executive body of UICC.
World Cancer Congress 2014
The next World Cancer Congress will take place in Melbourne, Australia on 3-6 December 2014 under the theme of ‘Joining Forces Accelerating Progress’. The Congress has become a not-to-be-missed event in the global health calendar of events and promises to provide participating delegates with many opportunities to interact with an impressive range of experts from all over the world.
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