Cancer Research Initiative

Important Links


AORTIC’s key objectives are to further the research relating to cancers prevalent in Africa, support the management of training programs in oncology for health care workers, deal with the challenges of creating cancer control and prevention programs and raise public awareness of cancer in Africa. 
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The GLOBOCAN project provides estimates of the incidence, mortality and prevalence from major types of cancer for 184 countries of the world. 
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Cancer Research Trust  

Founded in 1948, the Cancer Research Trust is an independent trust dedicated to: (i) Supporting innovative research to improve the prevention, treatment and control of cancer; (ii)Raising funds in the form of donations and bequests to facilitate cancer research. Click to visit


CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa. Click to visit

National Cancer Registry (NCR)  

The National Cancer registry is South Africa’s main cancer statistics source. Click to visit

National Cancer Institute (NCI)  

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Click to visit