I u ovom mjesečnom izdanju možete pročitati brojne vijesti i zanimljive priloge vezane uz oboljenja od raka. UICC piše o brizi za oboljele izbjeglice, o nadolazećem kongresu o raku u Ženevi u listopadu ove godine, o kandidatima za nagrade za najbolju kampanju u povodu Svjetskog dana raka i o mnogočemu drugome. Možete zavirit i u podcast: Govorimo o raku! U ovoj epizodi, dr Cary Adams govori s dr Mary Gospodarowicz o podrijetlu, značenju i važnosti TNM klasifikacije vezane uz različite stadije raka. Poveznica je u izvornom tekstu.
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UICC Newsletter July 2022

Cancer care in zones of unrest – focus on refugees

UICC continues its series on cancer care in zones of unrest, looking at how organisations in Colombia, Pakistan and Uganda manage care for refugees. This series also includes a spotlight on the first solidarity grants for organisations supporting Ukrainian cancer patients.

All articles on the topic

Adressing the gaps in cancer care in sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa faces a high mortality rate due to cancer. UICC Board Member Dr Miriam Mutebi comments on a recent Lancet Oncology Commission report, to which she contributed, that outlines actions that can be taken to reduce the cancer burden in the region. 
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Pulling together towards a common ambition

In a joint article for Re:solve Public Health, Melissa Rendler-Garcia, Senior Adviser and ATOM Coalition Project Lead at UICC, and Vanessa Peberdy, deputy director for Global Health at IFPMA, explain how the ATOM Coalition is helping to transform access to life-saving cancer medicine in low- and lower middle-income countries. 
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Podcast: Let’s talk cancer

A global language: cancer stages and TNM classification

Cancer stages I, II, III, IV. Many will have heard of these terms but may not know exactly what they mean or where they come from.

In this episode of Let’s Talk Cancer, Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC, discusses the origin, meaning and importance of the TNM classification with Dr Mary Gospodarowicz, UICC Past-president and Co-chair of UICC TNM project.
Listen to the episode


Members’ Corner

This month in the Members’ Corner, find out how you can take action on World Cancer Research Day, discover upcoming events organised by UICC members, and get to know new organisations joining our cancer community.
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UICC announces the nominees for Best CEO and Best World Cancer Day Campaign Awards

The winners will be revealed at the upcoming World Cancer Congress in October. Find out who the nominees are.
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UICC in the news

President-elect Jeff Dunn calls for a review of testing guidelines for prostate cancer as it overtakes breast cancer as the most common form of cancer in Australia. Sonali Johnson, Head of Knowledge, Advocacy and Policy, writes in the Bangkok Post about the growing threat of anti-microbial resistance and what can be done about it. 

Read the prostate cancer article

Read the article on anti-microbial resistance

Upcoming events

6 reasons why you should attend the World Cancer Congress:

  • A rich and innovative programme
  • High-level keynote speakers
  • A specifically crafted Leaders’ programme
  • Inspirational plenary sessions 
  • Abstract-led sessions 
  • Popular “Big Debates” about trending topics in cancer control
Find out more and register now


Funding opportunities for sub-Saharan Africa

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) and Global Bridges Oncology (GBO) are offering grants to improve diagnostics and treatment outcomes for people with cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Find out how you can submit a project and how applications are assessed. Read more



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