Cancer Support Foundation formerly Cancer prevention & control in Uganda (CPCU) was formed and registered an NGO by we concerned Ugandan citizens affected by cancer disease to carry its activities in the area of cancer awareness, screening, advocacy and support of cancer victims.
There is low cancer awareness, exposure to infection, changes in life style, limited and centralized services, diagnostic issues, myths and misconception, stigma etc causing burden to population.
Cancer devastate an individual or family’s financial wellbeing. The cost of medical treatment, transport, food can be overwhelming. The financial challenges put pressure on the entire family, and the strain can compound the physical and mental stress for the patient fighting cancer.