Cancer Council Nepal CCN
Cancer Council Nepal (CCN) is a registered charitable non-governmental organization (NGO) working towards the Total Management of Cancer as a disease, which includes: * Spreading awareness on the dangers inherent in accepted social practices such as smoking tobacco, early marriage, multiple pregnancies, etc, which are responsible for approximately 80% of cancers in Nepal. * Initiating steps for the early detection of cancer since treatment at this stage leads to a cure in a majority of cases. * To provide complete assistance to cancer patients beyond that given by the medical profession, that is, taking a holistic approach, not attacking the malignancy in isolation. Cancer Council Nepal’s vision is to see a world where everybody with cancer has access to the best possible treatment and care. We work with low to middle income family members to save the lives with cancer and reduce their suffering by providing world class medical expertise, sustained guidance and essential supports. -We focus anti-tobacco and cancer awareness and campaign in remote areas of Nepal. - We raise awareness of the early symptoms of cancer and improve diagnosis; - We improve survival rates through better treatment; - We increase access to treatment programmes; - We improve emotional and practical support for cancer patients and their families; - We develop long-term sustainability to improve cancer treatment - We provide palliative care where a cure is no longer. - And We have specialized program for the parents group their children suffering from childhood cancers since the executives of the organization itself have formed from such parents.
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