Early Diagnosis
of Cancer

Early diagnosis generally increases the chances of successful treatment by focusing on detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible by providing care at the earliest possible stage.

Cancer Diagnosis
and Treatment

The aim is to cure or considerably prolong the life of patients and to ensure the best possible quality of life for cancer survivors.

Palliative
Care

To improve access to palliative care with an emphasis on with an emphasis on primary health care and community / home-based care.

To support the
National Cancer
Control Programme

to reduce the number of cancer cases and deaths and improve quality of life of cancer patients through implementing systematic, equitable and evidence-based strategies for prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and palliation.

Prevention of
Cancer

As 30-50% of all cancer cases are preventable, to support the most cost-effective long-term strategy for the control of cancer; to raise awareness; to reduce exposure to cancer risk factors; and to ensure that people are provided with the information and support they need to adopt healthy lifestyles.

Quality of
Life

To assist in improving the mental, social and in general the quality of life of cancer sufferers and their families.

Welcome to
Indira Cancer Trust

Indira Cancer Trust is involved in 27 different projects being in line with the WHO Cancer Control Strategy. The projects are divided broadly into three categories and include the operation of Sri Lanka's first helpline for cancer care services, which include a mobile mammography service, livelihood assistance, financial aid, educational aid and a unique programme that is deemed to be a global hair and wig donation programme.

Inspirational Stories to Share
3267+
Wig Donations

I had long hair earlier… SO when I lost my hair people were puzzled and used to ask me about it all the time…. ”

3267+
Wig Donations

I had long hair earlier… SO when I lost my hair people were puzzled and used to ask me about it all the time…. ”

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