Lebanese Cancer Society

Membership category: 
Associate Member
The Lebanese Cancer Society was founded in 1954 (Permission No.461/1954), and recognized of Public Utility (Decree No. 4825/1954). It is one of the largest voluntary, non-governmental health organization in Lebanon. The Society’s national mission is to work for the control of cancer as a major health problem, as this disease will dominate in the 21th century, by: – Promoting prevention and early detection of cancer, – Improving treatment methods and saving lives from cancer, – and Diminishing suffering from cancer with a better quality of life by implementing a good Palliative Care through : – research – education – advocacy – and service. The Lebanese Cancer Society is an active member of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) since 1974. The L.C.S. is governed by its full or associate members (around 200), which meet in General Assembly every year. Between Assemblies, the LCS is directed by a Board of Administration (B.A.) (or Executive Committee), composed of 12 members and 3 regional representative members. This B.A. is the body that sets national strategy, programme structure and implementation for the organization. For more information, kindly visit our website: www.cancer.org.lb

Organisation Information

Contact information
00 961 1 217 342
Location
Saint George Hospital
PO Box 16637
Achrafieh
Beirut
Lebanon
Last update: 
Monday 22 July 2019
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