International Union Against Cancer


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International Union Against Cancer

 (UICC) (Fr. Union Internationale Contre le Cancer)
an international, non-governmental organization founded in 1933 addressing all aspects of cancer control. See cancer.

International Union Against Cancer (UICC)

Etymology: Fr. Union Internationale Contre le Cancer
an international, nongovernmental organization founded in 1933 addressing all aspects of cancer control. See also cancer.
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The Swiss Watchmaker offered its clients the possibility of buying on-line from its website, just during the month of September 2010, the magnificent freelancer Limited Edition timekeeper, in support of the International Union Against Cancer.
This work is supported by the American College of Surgeons, the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC), the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), Springer, and The EyeCare Foundation.
Geneva: World Health Organization and International Union against Cancer, 2005: 1-24.
Many international organisations hold awareness campaign and fundraising events on this day, he said and added that World Health Organization and International Union against Cancer are very active in this cause.
A meeting was held with the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) last spring to harmonize this change and other proposed changes to the TNM staging system for the 7th edition of the manual.
In their presentation at a 2002 congress of the International Union Against Cancer in Oslo, Norway, Avemar was linked to benefits in terms of progression-free survival in a group of postsurgical patients.
Published in affiliation with the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), this authoritative guide contains important updated organ-specific classifications that oncologists and other professionals who manage patients with cancer need to accurately classify tumours for staging, prognosis and treatment.
The initiative that actively involved children was part of an international campaign, A World Without Smoking, originating from The International Union against Cancer (UICC).
There should also be a copy of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) TNM Supplement: A Commentary on Uniform Use, 2nd edition, edited by Wittekind, Henson, Hutter, and Sobin, UICC, 2001.
The new criteria-the first major revision since 1987-will be announced by the American Joint Committee on Cancer and the International Union Against Cancer this spring and implemented by institutions starting Jan.
UICC: International Union Against Cancer (Global Program): Supporting the global cancer prevention campaign, "Today's Children Tomorrow's World", which includes expert reports, public awareness raising, and tailored cancer prevention initiatives.
The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) initiated the World Cancer Campaign in 2005 in response to the Charter of Paris of 2000.

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