International Union Against Cancer (UICC) Company Profile

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The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) is devoted exclusively to all aspects of the worldwide fight against cancer. Vision UICC's vision is of a world where cancer is eliminated as a major life-threatening disease for future generations. Mission UICC's mission is to build and lead the global community engaged insharing and exchanging cancer control knowledge and competence equitably,transferring scientific findings to clinical settings,systematically reducing and eventually eliminating disparities in prevention, early detection, treatment and care of cancers, anddelivering the best possible care to all cancer patients.Founded in 1933, UICC is a non-governmental, independent association of more than 270 member organisations in over 80 countries. Members are voluntary cancer leagues and societies, cancer research and treatment centres and, in some countries, ministries of health. Its objectives are to advance scientific and medical knowledge in research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer, and to promote all other aspects of the campaign against cancer throughout the world. Particular emphasis is placed on professional and public education. UICC is non-profit, non-political and non-sectarian. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland. It creates and carries out programmes around the world in collaboration with hundreds of volunteer experts.


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Illegal activities threaten natural World Heritage -- IUCN

(International Union for Conservation of Nature) Illegal fishing, logging and poaching, are impacting two-thirds of the 57 natural World Heritage sites monitored by the International Union for Conserv...

Should Republicans support Unions?

I’m not talking about civil unions (that topic is for another blog)…but instead actual trade unions. Compared to Democrats, Republicans have been relatively pro-business and anti-union for...

The Astellas Oncology C3 Prize Competition Returns for a Second Year; Aims to Inspire and Support Innovative Ideas for Cancer Care with $100,000 in Grants

TOKYO, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) (President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, "Astellas") announced today the launch of the second year of the Astellas C3 Prize, a glob...

Parexel, Osaka International Cancer Institute partner in Japan

Parexel International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, and Osaka International Cancer Institute have formed an alliance to advance clinical development in Japan. The partnership will aim...

Quarter of Cancer Diagnoses in the EU Are Rare Cancers

Rare cancer diagnoses in the European Union are not at all uncommon, making up almost one quarter of all cancer diagnoses in recent years. Medscape Medical News

Harley-Davidson No Longer a Union Shop

Harley-Davidson No Longer a Union Shop The United Steelworkers and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have terminated their 22-year agreement with Harley-Davidson. Accor...

Do cancer and its treatment affect later pregnancy outcomes?

An International Journal of Cancer study found that female survivors of certain types of cancer have higher risks of poor outcomes in pregnancies conceived after diagnosis than women without cancer.

Europe recommends Tecentriq in bladder cancer, but efficacy doubts persist

The European Union’s CHMP committee recommended 11 medicines on Friday, including five orphan drugs. Among the most notable developments is the battle between the rival PD-1/PD-L1 cancer immunother...

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A perception of the development trend of radiological T staging in gastric cancer through UICC/AJCC 8(th) edition.

More and more emphases were put on pre-therapy staging following the promotion of multidisciplinary team(MDT) collaboration and individualized medicine in gastric cancer. However, the accuracy of trad...

The AJCC/UICC eighth edition for staging head and neck cancers: Is it wise to de-escalate treatment regimens in p16-positive oropharyngeal cancer patients?

Significance and contemplation of clinical diagnosis and therapy on the renewal of the eighth edition of gastric cancer TNM staging system.

TNM staging is essential for clinical decision-making and prognostic prediction for patients with gastric cancer. The 7th TNM staging manual was formulated in 2009 and implemented in 2010. However, it...

Validation of the 8th Edition of the UICC/AJCC Staging System for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma From Endemic Areas in the Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy Era.

Background: In this study, we evaluated the 8th edition of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)/AJCC staging system for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) in an endemic area, with the aim of ...

Songs about cancer, gene expression, and the biochemistry of photosynthesis.

These three biology songs can be used for educational purposes to teach about biochemical concepts. They touch on three different topics: (1) cancer progression and germ cells, (2) gene expression, pr...

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UICC Classification of Esophageal Cancer

Background. The aim of our study was to investigate the ability of the Seventh edition of the classification by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) to identify patients at higher...

Phase II Study of Oxaliplatine-Paclitaxel in Patients With Metastatic Germ Cell Tumor Refractory to Cisplatin

To evaluate the efficacy of the oxaliplatin-paclitaxel combination i.e. evaluation of tumor response rate using World Health Organization/Union Internationale Contre le Cancer (WHO/UICC) a...

Multicenter Trial for the Evaluation of a Fixed Dose Combined Tablet for the Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

The use of fixed-dose combined (FDC) drugs in the treatment of tuberculosis by National Tuberculosis Programmes has been recommended by both the International Union Against Tuberculosis an...

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial on the Use of Bone Morphogenetic 7 (BMP-7) (OP-1®) and Demineralized Bone Matrix in Tibial Non-Union

The researchers propose a prospective, randomised partially-blinded study to investigate the clinical and radiological outcome, effect on quality of life and socio-economic impact of non-u...

Early Weight-Bearing After Lapidus Arthrodesis

The goal of this research study is to determine if union rates are affected by early weight-bearing after Lapidus Arthrodesis using the Phantom™ Intramedullary Nail. The study hypothesi...

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International Union Against Cancer (UICC)

The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) is devoted exclusively to all aspects of the worldwide fight against cancer. Vision UICC's vision is of a world where cancer is eliminated as a major life...

Change to Win

Change to Win is a six million member partnership of unions founded in 2005 to represent workers in the industries and occupations of the 21st century economy. Change to Win is co...


Proton International

Proton International was founded in 2013 to develop and operate proton centres with high quality clinical partners. Proton International is a subsidiary of Healthcare Technolog...

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