"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda."
The Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society, established in 1971, and at the same year became full UICC member.
It is a registered Charity Organization, no E3951. It cares for people with cancer helping them fight the illness and improve their quality of life.
Palliative Care is provided through a multidisciplinary team of doctors, psychologists, social workers, registered nurses, that are employed by the Society and volunteers.
The Society, offers free of charge services, through the programmes that runs, i.e.”Arodaphnousa” Centre for Palliative Care, Home and Day Care Services, Transportation of patients from all districts of the Government controlled areas of Cyprus, to Nicosia-the capital – for treatment, Lymphoedema & Physiotherapy Clinic, Social and Psychological Services.
Last year the Society offered its services to more than 3.000 patients.