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This is a list of 24 nonprofit organisations working in the field of Cancer.
The various activities are:
- awareness - schools, colleges, communities
- early detection - pre-cancer checkups / periodic check-up camps
- medical decision (not in ngo scope)
- medical treatment (not in ngo scope)
- support during treatment phase via medical aid, food supplements, medicines, accommodation, funds for patients, equipment
- psychological counselling - for patient and family
- rehabilation - for patient and family - income via employment or self-employment
(If you are an NGO, do let us know which areas you are active in.)
Volunteering opportunities are many - particularly visiting patients at hospitals or their homes to give emotional support.
Donations are always welcome for medicines, medical treatment, etc.


Cancer Information Centre
Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital
S.V Road
Vile Parla (W)
Mumbai 400056
Karmayogi: Dr. Ashok Mehta
Tel: 26182225
Category: Cancer
Notes: A voluntary services conducted by the department of oncology, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Bombay which answers questions  from patients and their families. Specialists associated with the services provide information and booklets on all aspects of cancer.

CANCER PATIENTS AID ASSOCIATION
Cancer Management Centre,
Anand Niketan,
King George V Memorial Infirmary,
Dr. E. Moses Road,
Mahalaxmi,
Mumbai 400011, INDIA
Karmayogis: DR. SHUBHA MAUDGAL (Director), Smt. Panadevi Dalmia, 
Tel: 24924000 / 24928775
Fax: 2497 3599
Email: Shubha.Maudgal@cpaaindia.org
"Aid and support to cancer patients (Anamika), early detection (Neeta More),
rehabilitation (Manju Gupta), insurance (Anita Peter)"


Address 2: 
5 Malhotra House, 
First floor, Opp GPO, 
Mumbai - 400001.
Phone: 22656509 (10 am to 5 pm)
Fax: 22697255
Karmayogini: KAVITA KULKARNI (Mobile: 9821294641)
Email: kavitakulkarni@indiatimes.com 
website: www.cpaaindia.org
REGISTRATION NO: F - 1894 YEAR INC: 1969
Spreading awareness on the dangers inherent in accepted social practices such as chewing of tobacco, early marriage, multiple pregnancies, etc, which are responsible for approximately 70% of cancers in India, Initiating steps for the early detection of cancer since treatment at this stage leads to a cure in a majority of cases. 
CPAA holds cancer screening camps directed towards early detection. CPAA provides the facility free of charge at our clinics at Prabhadevi and Naigaon every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday-no appointment necessary. CPAA would like help to organise camps at other locations for groups of 40 or more individuals. CPAA charge Rs 100 per head for check ups by four doctors-ENT, physician, surgeon, gynaecologist and a simple blood test to rule out leukemia. Complete follow up for suspicious symptoms and support for treatment in case someone is diagnosed with cancer. 
Cancer Patients Aid Association - products like diyas, statues, sweet boxes, t-shirts, stationary items (diaries, file boxes, notepads, file holders, tissue boxes with matching cushions for car sets in silk and cotton ikat), linen (tablemats, napkins, tea cosies, aprons, laundry bags), paper bags, printing work (screen printing and off set), boxes, computerised embroidery.
CPAA's yellow pages titled "Sahayata" is sent free of charge anywhere in Mumbai. 
Notes: www.helpyourngo.com/comp_info.asp?h_CodeScrip=162 
Karmayog Profile:
www.karmayog.com/ngos/cpaa.htm

CanSupport
38, 2nd Floor, Shahpur Jat,
New Delhi-110 049 
Karmayogi: Harmala Gupta

Tel: +91-11-26711212
Email: cansup_india@hotmail.com , harmalagupta@hotmail.com  
Note: A cancer NGO in Delhi provides a variety of support services, free of cost, to people with cancer, with a focus on the needs of those with advanced disease. It runs a telephone help line that any one who wants information, referrals, emotional support, etc., related to cancer, can call. The help line is manned on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by volunteers specially trained to give support.  

Capra Trust, Cancer Patients Rehabilitation Aid
10, Bhaskara, TIFR Colony
Colaba
Mumbai - 400 005
Karmayogi: Ms. Sudha Prasad

COURAGE INDIA 
B/108 SUNBEAM, 
HOLY CROSS STREET, 
I C COLONY, 
BORIVILI - WEST, 
MUMBAI 400103
Karmayogi: Venkat Iyer / Venkat Krishnamurthy / Ravi Banka
Tel: 55750816
Mobile: 98690 85583 / 32609056
Email: iyervenks@hotmail.com  
Website: www.courageindia.org
Note: We provide monetary assistance for medical and surgical requirements to needy cancer patients.
We enable them to make well-informed decisions.
We offer psychological help to severely distressed patients, and their relatives to cope with the disease.
We aid those ostomates who are not able to afford stoma bags.
We prepare medical literature and maintain a medical library where patients study about their disease and treatment.
We hold regular interactions between patients and survivors.
We hold regular programs to dissuade people from substance abuse. 
Karmayog Profile: www.karmayog.com/ngos/courage.htm 

Crusade Against Tobacco
Karmayogi: Vincent Nazareth

Dilip Kumar  Cancer Trust
Ms. Sudha Prasad
34- B Pali Hill
Bandra (W)
Mumbai
Category: Cancer

Dr Das Hospital
Tel: 25282101, 9820013421
Note: Dr Das Hospital and ICCU has started a counselling programme for people who have survived breast cancer. The meetings are held at the seminar hall of the hospital every Thursday between 2 to 4 pm. 
Karmayog Profile: www.karmayog.com/ngos/ddh.htm

DREAM FOUNDATION
107, Municipal Industrial Estate
Dr. E.Moses Road, Gandhi Nagar, Worli. 
Mumbai 400 018
Karmayogi: K. M. AARIF, President
               Mr. Sarfaraz 

Tel.: 24973412/ 9820626210
Fax: 24973413
Email: dfcc@dreamfoundationcancercare.org , aarif@kmac.info 
Profile:
Website: www.dreamfoundationcancercare.org 
Dream Foundation is a charitable institution which provides support services to cancer patients undergoing treatment at the major oncology centres in Mumbai. The services include - guidance for medical treatment, emotional support and counseling, funds to subsidise rehabilitation expenses and scholarships for children's education.


Dr Reddy’s helpline
Tel: 9820356667
Karmayogi: Dr. Advani (Head of Department)
                (9821157706)
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launched its fifth Breast Cancer Helpline, at Jaslok Hospital, in association with Helping Hand, a Mumbai-based NGO.


HINDUJA ONCOLOGY VOLUNTEERS
P.D. Hinduja Hospital, 
202, Veer Savarkar Rd, Mahim,
Mumbai 400 008
Karmayogi: Dr. Asha Kapadia (Head of Department)
Tel.: 24451515 / 24452222 x 8004/ 98214 02182
Fax: 24440425
Profile:
Website: www.hinduja.com
Medical  - Cancer

Indian Cancer Society
Lady Ratan Tata Medical and Research Centre
M. Karve Road
Cooperage
Mumbai 400 021 
Karmayogi: Suryanarayan, CEO
Tel.: 22047642
Fax: 22872745


INDIAN CANCER SOCIETY

Dr. E. Borges Marg, Parel,
MUMBAI-400 012
Karmayogi: Dr. N . M. KAVARANA (Managing Trustee)
Karmayogini: Mrs. KALPANA VENKATRAMAN (Director)
TEL: 2412 5238
FAX: x
E-MAIL: bcrics@vsnl.com
Notes: Comprehensive campaigning against cancer , leading to adequate diagnostic and treatment facilities. 
REGISTRATION NO: F - 402 BOM YEAR INC: 1951
Profile: www.karmayog.com/ngos/ics.htm 
 
JAGANNATH CANCER AID
521 Loha Bhavan,
P. D'Mello Rd, Masjid (E)
Mumbai 400 009
Karmayogi:
Tel.: 23423845, 23414726
Fax: 
Email:
Profile:
Website: No


JASCAP - Jeet Assoc for Support to Cancer Patients
Akhand Jyoti No. 1, 3rd floor
8th Road
Santacruz (E)
Mumbai 400 055
Karmayogi: Mr. P. K. Rao
Tel.: 26182771 / 26181664
Fax: 26186162
Email: jascap@vsnl.com
Profile:
Website: www.jascap.com 

Jeevan Jyot Cancer Relief and Care Trust
C/O Jain Fast Food 8 Amritwar Bldg.
Sanapati Bapat Road
Mumbai 400013
Tel: 24928599
Karmayogi: Mr. Harakchand 
Email: pvsavla@yahoo.com 
Website: www.jeevanjyot.org 
Category: Cancer
Notes: Takes care of the people who are suffering from cancer & provides them with free medicines and food.

MASTECTOMEES ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
C-7, Bhagya Nagar Shivaji Park,
Mumbai - 400 016
Maharashtra
India

Karmayogi: Kamath, Vimal
Tel.: 26056899, 26057959
Mobile: +91 (0) 9820140371


Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation
Email: info@ndcfglobal.org
The NDCF Chapters around the world have sponsored and completed  several projects in India. www.ndcfglobal.org/list_projects.htm 
(Each chapter operates independently & autonomously)
 
PRINCE ALY KHAN HOSPITAL
Aga Hall
Nesbit Road
Mazgaon
Mumbai 400 010
Tel.: 23754342 / 3
Fax: 23743820
Email: pakh@123india.com
Profile:x
Website:

Ruby Medical Services
Pune
Karmayogis: Mr. Cyrus Poonawalla & Mr. Zavary
Note: PUNE will soon be home to the largest cancer hospital in the country with the Grant Medical Foundation's Ruby Hall clinic starting work on the project. he Rs 42-crore project is being undertaken with part sponsorship by Pune businessmen Mr  and Mr Cyrus Poonawalla, Deputy Managing Trustees of Ruby Hall Clinic. Ruby Medical Services is on the lookout for acquiring hospitals in Mumbai and other areas in Maharashtra, which can be upgraded into high-quality medical facilities. Read the full article at http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2004/09/14/stories/2004091401551700.htm 

Sangeeta Darvekar Charitable Trust  
602/A, Sealand Tower, 
Jesal Park, 
Bhayandar (East) 
Mumbai 401105 
Karmayogi: Dr Suwas Darvekar  
Tel: 28162440 (Residence) / 28149233 (Clinic) /  9869368937  (Mobile)   
Email: sndarvekar@rediffmail.com
Website: www.oralcancerawareness.org
Notes: Sangeeta Darvekar Charitable Trust has launched a documentary in VCD form and have named it TOBACCO KILLS. It has interviews of the topmost oncologist of India talking about association of tobacco and mouth cancer and interviews of patients suffering from mouth cancer. This documentary is in Hindi with voice of Greats like Mr Harish Bhimani explaning various slides. This VCD is priced at Rs 50/- only and this VCD has been kept freely duplicable, so that the person who has the VCD can make as many copy as he wants and circulate this freely among his contacts so that the message of awareness reaches far and wide. Let us all come together and eradicate this one cancer which is completely preventable by simple change in lifestyle. Also see our website www.oralcancerawareness.org for photos and lot of information on mouth cancer. Also see http://mouthcancer1.tripod.com/id2.html 
Karmayog Profile:
www.karmayog.com/ngos/sangeeta.htm

SHANTI AVEDANA ASHRAM
216 Mount Mary Road
Bandra (W)
Mumbai 400 050
Karmayogi: Sis. Norien
Tel.: 26427464
Fax: 26421889
Email: shantiavedana@hotmail.com 
Profile:
Website: No


TASK
Dr Shantikumar Chivate, president
promoting tobacco de-addiction

VCARE
Tata Memorial Hospital
R. no, 183, Golden Jubilee Block,
Parel
Mumbai 400012
Tel.: 2414 6750 x 4511
Fax:
Email:
Profile:
Website: No
  
 
VASANTHA MEMORIAL TRUST
Veena Co-operative, Housing Society,
Flat no. 15, Nester Compound Road,
Kalina, Santa Cruz (E),
Mumbai - 400029
Working in the area of: Cancer support

Indian Cancer Hospitals

nd Road,
Kalina, Santa Cruz (E),
Mumbai - 400029
Working in the area of: Cancer support

Indian Cancer Hospitals

Links to International Cancer Sites

Articles / Newsletters / Updates
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