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 is to one day have a Kenya without cancer
To mitigate the rising burden of cancer through provision of advocacy, education, public awareness, research and cancer patient support
Our story began in 1995 upon recognizing that Cancer was emerging as a leading cause of death in the country
In 2005 we became a legally registered Non-governmental organisation committed to helping ease the burden of cancer
In 2014 we were officially licensed by the American Cancer Society to organise and host the global and annual relay for Life fundraiser event
In 2015 we expanded our outreach programs, cancer patient support, awereness and advocacy and stakeholder engagement, nationwide