Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) - Technical Fellowships

Contact person Dr. Sally Donaldson
Address 31-33 Avenue Giuseppe Motta
1202 Geneva
Country

Switzerland

Contact Tel: +41 22 809 1811 -
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

Cancer professionals such as cancer advocates, public health investigators, implementation and translational researchers, pathologists, epidemiologists, tobacco control activists and cancer registrars in the early stages of their careers who hold at least an MSc or MA. PhD and medical students are not eligible to apply.

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

  • Facilitate rapid international transfer of cancer control techniques
  • Exchange knowledge and enhance skills in all areas of cancer control (including research, clinical and public health interventions)
  • Ensure the effective application and use of the newly acquired skills 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)
  • Translational, implementation, applied and clinical cancer research
  • Epidemiology, cancer registration, public education and behavioural sciences

Clinical training

  • Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged
  • Detection and diagnosis
  • Surgery, radio- and chemotherapy, medical oncology
  • Clinical trials
  • Multidisciplinary cancer care
  • Palliative and psychosocial cancer care