The most common cancers in the African Region are cancers of the cervix, breast, liver and prostate as well as Kaposi’s sarcoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
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What We are About
Our Purpose is to reverse the increasing incidence and prevalence of all kinds of cancer in Africa by promoting/ supporting activities of partner organizations engaged in education, prevention strategies, research, capacity development as well as advocating for national policies and regulations that will encourage healthy living, reduce environmental risk factors and support provisions of adequate health facilities to manage cancer.
PECA adopts a partnership based approach to aggregate available resources and donor support in improving the proficiency and sustainability of partner organizations’ actions and activities in improving the quality of life of people living with cancer and reduce the number of new cancer cases and deaths in Nigeria.