Our world wide partnership network

We belong to the following alliances and coalitions:

International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC)

The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) is an independent international network of patient organisations that focus exclusively, or include a specific focus, on kidney cancer. It is legally incorporated as a Foundation in the Netherlands. The organisation was born from a very strong desire among various national kidney cancer patient groups to network, cooperate and share materials, knowledge, and experiences. Click here to visit their website.

Lymphoma Coalition (LC)

LC, a worldwide network of lymphoma patient groups, was formed in 2002 and incorporated as a not for profit organisation in 2010. Its express purpose is to create a level playing field of information around the world and to facilitate a community of lymphoma patient organisations to support one another’s efforts in helping patients with lymphoma receive the care and support needed. Click here to visit their website.

African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC)

AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer) was formed in 1983 by African cancer care workers, scientists and their friends, and is dedicated to the promotion of cancer control in Africa. Click here to visit their website.

South African Health Technologies and Advocacy Coalition (SAHTAC)

SAHTAC’s mission is to advocate for an enabling environment for research, development, and access to lifesaving technologies and innovations. Click here to visit their website.

Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

We unite and support the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda. Click here to visit their website.


Sarcoma Patients EuroNet Association (SPAEN), the international Network of Sarcoma, GIST and Desmoid Patient Advocacy Groups, was founded in April 2009 with the aim of extending information services, patient support and advocacy to patient organisations for the benefit of sarcoma patients across the whole of Europe and internationally. Acting in partnership with clinical experts, scientific researchers, industry and other stakeholders SPAEN is working to improve the treatment and care of sarcoma patients through improving information and support, and by increasing the visibility of sarcoma with policymakers and the public. Click here to visit their website.

International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF)

The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) is a patient-founded and patient-led, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to a simple but compelling vision and mission. Click here to visit their website.

Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC)

Established in 2001, the GLCC now comprises 40 non-government patient organisations from 29 nations: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UK and US. Click here to visit their website.

The Acute Leukemia Advocates Network (ALAN)

The Acute Leukemia Advocates Network (ALAN) is an independent global network of patient organisations, dedicated to changing outcomes of patients with acute leukemias by strengthening patient advocacy in that area. It aims to build capacity in the members of the network to deliver tailored services to acute leukemia patients and carers on the national level, while joining forces between organisations on the policy and research level across countries. Click here to visit their website.

Childhood Cancer Network SA (CCNSA)

The CHILDHOOD CANCER NETWORK SA (The Network) is a multi-stakeholder group of organisations that engage in childhood cancer care and control in South Africa, brought together to establish a network that seeks to collaborate, co-ordinate and advocate on behalf of childhood cancer and life- threatening blood disorders (LTBD) in South Africa.

South African Journalists’ Association (SASJA)

The South African Science Journalists’ Association (SASJA) is a non-profit, non-governmental, national organisation representing science and technology journalists’ organisations in all parts of the country. The SASJA primarily represents the interest of science journalists and is designed to encourage the creation of regional chapters of SASJA in different provinces, recognising that it is a powerful tool for networking and improving science journalism. The SASJA serves as a means for science communicators and journalists from all around the country to share in the mutual benefits of a national professional organisation.