Bhutan Cancer Society

Empowerment Through Knowledge & Hope

Bhutan Cancer Society (BCS) is a Public Benefit Organization registered under the Civil Society Organizations Authority (Reg no. CSOA/PBO-337). Bhutan Cancer Society was founded by Ms. Dechen Wangmo, a public health specialist and Dr. Ugyen Tshomo, a Gynae-oncologist in Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital. BCS was officially launched by HRH Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck on 4th February 2015 coinciding with World Cancer Day. BCS is the only non-profit organization established for the benefit of cancer patient, caregiver and general population in Bhutan.

“Supporting the fight against this insidious disease is the key to creating a cancer free nation.”

Message From Our Patron

HRH Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck

Programs & Initiatives

Bhutan Cancer Society works under the 3 major pillars

Care and Support

Care and Support

We focus on care and support to enhance quality of life for terminal cancer patients by providing social, spiritual and psychological support to cancer patients and caregivers

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Prevention and Advocacy

Prevention and Advocacy

Given the cost of treatment, focusing on prevention allows a higher chance of survival since a majority of the common cancers occurring in Bhutan

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Research

Research

BCS is working on maintaining the National Cancer Registry in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MoH) and JDWNRH

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Cancer Survivours Stories

Tandin Om - Survivor, Breast Cancer

Thank you Yeewong Lhamo for sharing your inspirational story with us. Your story continue to touch lives of patients and caregivers going through similar situation. Sending lots of love and wishes your way. I had Cancer when I was 13 and it really took a toll on my physical, mental and emotional health. Fighting cancer was painful

Voice From Our Volunteer

If you have time on your hands and want to volunteer in events, you can contact us using form below or call so we can save your number for any future events we will have.

Our Partners and Supporters

BCS couldn't do what we do without the support of our partners. Learn more about these partnerships and how you too can join us in our mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.