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Kenya Cancer Association (KENCANSA) is a nonprofit organization established in Kenya in 1995 after recognition that Cancer was emerging as a leading cause of death in the country. We are a people-centric organization taking the lead in cancer elimination through awareness and support.

Our Vision

A Kenya without Cancer

Our Mission

To mitigate the rising burden of cancer through provision of advocacy, education, public awareness, research and cancer patient support

Our Story

From 1995-2018 and beyond

  • 1995

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Our story began in 1995 upon recognizing that Cancer was emerging as a leading cause of death in the country

  • 2005


    In 2005 we became a legally registered Non-governmental organisation committed to helping ease the burden of cancer

  • 2014

    First Relay For Life

    In 2014 we were officially licensed by the American Cancer Society to organise and host the global and annual relay for Life fundraiser event

  • 2015

    More Growth

    In 2015 we expanded our outreach programs, cancer patient support, awereness and advocacy and stakeholder engagement, nationwide

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