Alliance

A multi stakeholder group which includes representatives from NGOs, environmental and occupational health organisations, trade unions, public health advocates and civil society groups.

Campaigning

The Alliance for Cancer Prevention is campaigning to reduce preventable cancer incidence by calling for recognition of environmental and occupational risk factors.

Prevention

A primary prevention approach to cancer would aim to reduce and eliminate, as far as possible, human exposures to all substances or agents that are known to be, or suspected of being, implicated in the disease process ie stopping cancer before it starts.

Recent News

International Workers Memorial Day 2016

Today is International Workers Memorial day – a global day of remembrance for all those who have died at work

Organisations call for glyphosate ban ahead of EU vote.

Pesticide Action Network (Pan UK) and 12 UK based organisations have sent a signed letter to MEPs asking them to

EDC-Free Europe calls on Environment Ministers to make strong statement on EDCs

68 organisations have sent a letter to the EU Environment Ministers urging them to make a strong statement calling on

Europe’s unions push for better laws on work cancers

Unions are to work throughout the Dutch Presidency of the European Union to develop a preventive approach to occupational cancer.

New Resource: Cancer Hazards

A new resource on cancer and hazards available in the form of a continually-updated, annotated bibliography of occupational cancer research.

Glyphosate – Need for a robust and credible scientific assessment of carcinogenicity

A letter signed by the Alliance and 46 environmental, health and cancer orgs as well as unions, scientists and doctors

Alliance supports call to remove Pink Ribbon Blidfold and Ask the Big Question

Press Release
Remove the Pink Ribbon Blindfold and Ask the Big Question.

Embargo 10 am 1st October

16 international organisations and national groups