We are fighting for a world that is free from preventable cancer, and where people affected by cancer have equitable access to treatment and care.

Law and cancer

Law and cancer

Law can help protect people’s right to health; shaping their behaviour and the environments around them.

Focus Areas

Focus areas

We work to advance law across cancer and noncommunicable disease prevention, treatment and care.

Training programs

Training programs

We train government lawyers and policymakers to use law to prevent cancer and other noncommunicable diseases.

How can law stop cancer?

Noncommunicable cause seven out of every 10 deaths worldwide, and stop millions of people from enjoying healthy and prosperous lives.

Thankfully, governments and organisations are working on solutions. One of the most effective and affordable options is the law.

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