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Unite to Fight: Together, We Can End Global Cancer Inequities

On World Cancer Day, February 4th, the international cancer community united to send a clear message: we must act now to prevent, detect, and treat cancer. To empower individuals and communities, Global Oncology and 1,472 advocates came together under the slogan “I Can. We Can.” This rallying cal...

Cancer Coaches Help Guide Patients During and After Treatment

"Advisers can assist with everything from spiritual issues to the nuts and bolts of going back to work once treatment is done." Read more from The Wall Street Journal here:

Communicating noncommunicable diseases

With renewed energy around this global health issue — thanks to a new WHO Independent High-level Commission on NCDs, inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals, and the upcoming Third U.N. High-level Meeting on NCDs — the existing dialogue around NCDs is set to change. Read more: https://w...

Kenya: How to Increase Access to Cancer Treatment in Kenya

Cancer is the third most common cause of death in Kenya, after infectious diseases and heart conditions and accounts for 7% of all deaths in the country. Due to the lack of a national registry, it's estimated that there are between 22,000 and 41,000 new cancer cases each year. Patients seeking...

Opinion: Cancer in Africa: Making strides, creating solutions

Rwanda, like many of the Sub Saharan Africa, has seen a tremendous increase in cancer incidence in recent years. The required medical personnel, infrastructure and awareness of the disease have not even come close to matching this huge and increasing burden. However despite these challenges, R...


On 30 May 2017, health leaders from across the world reaffirmed cancer control as a critical health and development priority as they adopted a new cancer resolution at the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, developed in the past year as a result of UICC’s collective advocacy and call to ...

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