Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) - Technology transfer

Contact person Mr Tristan Piguet
Address 62 route de Frontenex
1207 Geneva
Country

Switzerland

Contact Tel: +41 22 809 1843 -
Web UICC
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Application Deadline

None. Applications are accepted at any time

Notification of results

Generally within 60 days of registration

Target candidates

Investigators, clinicians, public health professionals.

Duration

1 month

Extension

Up to 2 months with funding secured by the Fellow from the home or host organisation and at no cost to the UICC.

Available

120-150 per year

Average value

US$ 3,400 each

Application closing date

None. Applications are accepted at any time.

Notification of results

Generally within 60 days of registration.

Objectives

  • To facilitate rapid international transfer of cancer research and clinical technology.
  • To exchange knowledge and enhance skills in basic, clinical, behavioural and epidemiological areas of cancer research cancer control and prevention.
  • To acquire appropriate clinical management, diagnostic and therapeutic expertise for effective application and use in the home organization upon return.

Eligibility

  • Appropriately qualified investigators, pathologists, epidemiologists, laboratory technicians, tobacco control activists and cancer registrars in the early stages of their careers.
  • Appropriately qualified clinicians who are established in oncology practice.

Research plan

  • Cancer prevention and control (including tobacco control)
  • Basic, applied and clinical cancer research
  • Epidemiology, cancer registration, public education and behavioural sciences

Clinical training

Surgery, radio- and chemotherapy, medical oncology, multidisciplinary cancer care

Clinical trials

  • Detection and diagnosis
  • Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged