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Regional-Level Organizations

Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC) Cairo, Egypt
raises the awareness of cancer prevention and control, improves the level of knowledge of cancer professionals, raises efficacy of cancer treatment in Arab countries

Asociación Latina e Ibérica Contra el Cáncer (ALICC)
organizes programs and actions related to the prevention of the disease through health education and assistance programs for the rehabilitation of patients and their families

Mediterranean Task Force for Cancer Control (MTCC) Rome, Italy
influences at the national level the appropriate institutions and bodies (lawmakers, stakeholders, health officials, voluntary organizations, etc.) to prioritize health policies which enforce prevention and early diagnosis

Middle-Eastern Association for Cancer Research (MEACR) Montreal, QC, Canada
encourages the collaboration between cancer scientists within the Middle-East (ME) and North African region as well as those working in North America, Europe, and other parts of the world; promotes scientific education and training of graduate students and young investigators in the ME and North African countries

South and East Mediterranean College of Oncology (SEMCO)
initiative that aims at the enhancement of professional and public education in all fields of cancer and relevant researches in the region of South and East Mediterranean


Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC)
provides an innovative educational forum for the better utilization of genomic technologies for diagnostic oncology testing, develops best practices for genomic laboratory testing in the evaluation of neoplasia

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Lyon, France
coordinates and conducts research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis; develops scientific strategies for cancer prevention and control

International Campaign for Establishment and Development of Oncology Centers (ICEDOC) Medina, TX, USA
increases cancer management facilities in the world; improves the quality of the existing services; promotes the activities of early detection of cancer

International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP)
group of international organisations engaged in cancer control planning efforts

International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC)
coordinates a large number of research projects that have the common aim of elucidating comprehensively the genomic changes present in many forms of cancers that contribute to the burden of disease in people throughout the world

International Cancer Information Service Group (ICISG)
offers information about cancer and support services to cancer patients, their family and friends, the public and healthcare professionals

International Cancer Microenvironment Society (ICMS) Tel Aviv, Israel
development of novel cancer therapy modalities that would target tumor-microenvironment interactions towards cancer therapy

International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN) Bethesda, MD, USA
consortium of countries, organizations, and experts working towards reducing the global cancer burden through context-specific, evidence-based cancer screening programs

International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) Brussels, Belgium
helping to build capacity for cancer treatment and research in countries in which such capacity is presently limited

International Rare Cancers Initiative (IRCI)
facilitates the development of international clinical trials for patients with rare cancers in order to boost the progress of new treatments for these patients

International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer (iSBTc) Milwaukee, WI, USA
rapid dissemination of information in the field of cancer therapy, with an upsurge in the integration of new biologic agents into clinical practice

International Society for Preventive Oncology (ISPO) Worcester, MA, USA
study of interactive etiologic factors in cancer development and their impact on prevention, detection, and management of neoplastic diseases

International Union Against Cancer (UICC) Geneva, Switzerland
international non-governmental organization dedicated exclusively to the global control of cancer

Metastasis Research Society (MRS) Birmingham, AL, USA
promotes the exchange of information and furtherance of research into all aspects of metastasis, from the molecular bases of tumor cell invasion to clinical management of disseminated cancer

People Against Cancer (PAC) Otho, IA, USA
helps members to find the effective treatment for their type of cancer

Vital Options Studio City, CA, USA
facilitates a global cancer dialogue; advocates and communicates about cancer through a variety of audio and video formats

World Cancer Research Fund (WCFR) London, UK
global network of cancer charities dedicated to the prevention and control of cancer by means of healthy food and nutrition, physical activity and weight management

World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, Switzerland
directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system

Worldwide Cancer Research Fife, UK
formerly Association for International Cancer Research (AICR)
supports fundamental research by eminent and promising scientists throughout the world, into the causes and prevention of cancer

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