Promoting the use of law for the prevention and control of cancer
The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer exists to make law work better to prevent cancer and help those affected by it.
The McCabe Centre is a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Law and Non-Communicable Diseases and the designated WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Knowledge Hub on legal challenges to the Convention’s implementation.
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Rolah McCabe was an Australian woman with smoking-related lung cancer who brought a lawsuit against British American Tobacco Australia.
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Our work spans the full spectrum of cancer prevention and control.
The training programs build capacity in the use of law to prevent cancer and other non-communicable diseases.