UICC


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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.

UICC

abbreviation for Union for International Cancer Control, Unión internacional contra el cancer, Union internationale contre le cancer, Unio internationalis contra cancrum, or Unione internazionale contro il cancro. http://www.uicc.org/

UICC

Union International Contre le Cancer International Union against Cancer

UICC

International Union Against Cancer.
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Such a misbelief is worrying because it might deter people from participating in cancer screening programmes, which are important for saving lives," the UICC warned.
Al-Amoudi is one of 14 newly elected members of the UICC Board of Directors from countries such as the US, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, India, Jordan, France, Norway and Japan.
8 patients of those living in April 2011 were in UICC stage IV at initial diagnosis and have a median survival time of 22 months.
Smart Insights Report eUICC: a disruption in the SIM market provides a comprehensive analysis of embedded UICC (eUICC) solution, its probable future adoption scenarios and impact on the SIM card market.
This led to her appointment as UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, and the International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC.
She also lauded the leadership's support and the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and his wife, Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society, International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC.
UICC is the largest cancer-fighting organisation of its kind, with over 800 member organisations across 155 countries representing the world's major cancer societies, ministries of health, research institutes, treatment centres and patient groups.
UICC works in partnership with corporations and organizations through its Champions programme to support priority programmes that benefit the global cancer community and drive action on a global scale.
She was selected from a pool of more than 80 candidates during a meeting held by UICC on August 26th, 2012 in the city of Montreal.
Therefore, aligning under the banner of Together lets do something; UICC would like you to support us in using this upcoming milestone to encourage everyone affected by cancer (individuals, civil societies and governments), to ensure that they take responsibility for reducing the burden of this disease.
UICC has developed key partnerships for its multiyear initiative to raise awareness worldwide about the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Subgroup analyses: The survival results were stratified for the baseline UICC tumor stages (I-IV) and showed similar trends for a prolonged OS in the ISC groups in all four UICC stages, with statistically significant results in stage II and borderline significance in stage IV.