The French Federation of Comprehensive Cancer Centers
UNICANCER Federation (Fédération nationale des Centres de lutte contre le cancer) is the French observer member of HOSPEEM. Created in 1964, the UNICANCER Federation is an employer organisation representing 20 Comprehensive Cancer Centers, which are private, non-profit establishments entirely devoted to fighting cancer. The Centers employ about 18 0000 employees and have a threefold mission of patient management, research and teaching. Since 2005 UNICANCER has been recognised as one of the 4 representative hospital federations in France.