Bhutan Cancer Society (BCS) is a Public Benefit Organization registered under the Civil Society Organizations Authority (Reg no. CSOA/PBO-337). It 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. We primarily work under the three major pillars: Care and Support for cancer patient and caregivers; Advocacy and Cancer Prevention and Cancer Research.
The mission of BCS is to improve cancer care and reduce the incidence of cancer in Bhutan, through cancer control activities (education and prevention and research) and providing psychosocial support to those people affected and effected by cancer in Bhutan.
Inline with the mission the following objectives are formulated to guide the organization;
- Optimizing prevention of cancer in collaboration with national and international stakeholders through education, advocacy and research.
- Advocating and mobilizing resources for cancer prevention, treatment, care and support.
- Enhancing quality of life for terminal cancer patients through provision of social, spiritual, psychological and financial support (where needed).
- Sharing reliable and accurate information