The Cancer Association of Zimbabwe (Cancer Centre) is a non-profit making organization which was started in 1961. The Association was formed by a group of cancer survivors and volunteers in a bid to support each other morally, emotionally, spiritually and physically.
The Cancer Association of Zimbabwe vision is to raising cancer awareness and improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families. It is dedicated to collectively reduce the disease burden due to cancer through promotion of action research, education, supportive counseling, advocacy and other evidence based interventions taking a holistic approach. Since the beginning of this noble service, the Cancer Association has continued to grow in providing cancer support services and cancer awareness programmes. These are listed and explained further below.