Mission and aims



To unify efforts and expertise to eliminate suffering and reduce mortality of cancer through decreasing incidence of advanced disease.


To reduce cancer incidence and mortality in the Mediterranean Area and in other Countries through collaborative efforts by influencing policy, promoting networking, and providing services and programs in a multidisciplinary approach directed towards comprehensive cancer prevention, screening and early detection, pathology, pediatric oncology.

The     AIMS

Promote the collection and use of information for professional and public education as well as for health promoting policies.

Increase the proportion of Mediterranean citizens who have access to state-of-art cancer diagnoses, treatment, and palliative care.

Influence policies and promote programs and activities to eliminate disparities in cancer control in relation to gender, ethnicity, insurance and socio-economic status, and place of residence.

The Mission and Aims of the MTCC fully meet the WHO guidelines endorsed by the United Nations Summit of February 11, 2013 “Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases 2013-2020” – “UN Political Declaration on NCDs“.

MTCC, in agreement with the UN recommendations, is open for collaboration with specialized national/international bodies/societies pursuing cancer control in specific areas of oncology (gynecology, gastroenterology, urology, surgery,medical oncology ,palliative care etc), involving medical and non medical personnel.