Cancer Care Association

Cancer Care Association - Sri Lanka (CCA) is an organization founded by Dr.Samdhi W. Rajapaksa and Consultant Clinical Oncologist Dr. Upul Ekanayake with a compassionate motive and dedication to ensure physical and mental well being of those who are affected from this often fatal condition.

Since its inception in 2003 the CCA has been committed to patient care by not only supporting them with everyday financial and medical needs to cope with this painful situation but also to mentally overcome various problems related to their illness. Returning to normal life is a challenge to patient with cancer as well as their families

Religious events as well as meditation programs organized time to time by Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse provides ongoing support for patients to overcome their fears and strengthening them spiritually to face consequences, assuring a less devastating as well as peaceful ending to the story.

CCA mainly carry out its projects at the National Cancer Institute, Maharagama Sri Lanka where most of the patients are being sent for treatment from various parts of the country. Cancer Institute Maharagama is the key government institution devoted for the well being of individuals diagnosed with cancer and main center for cancer research. Also it has two of its branches at Cancer units of Anuradhapura and Karapitiya hospitals carrying out an enormous service to cancer patients.

Apart from this various educational and religious programs as well as funding for expensive drugs are being handled by CCA at various other places, under the direct supervision of Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse. At Cancer Institute almost all the wards including “Shantha Sevana” hospice is under constant supply and overlook of CCA rendering its services, thanks to generous contributions made by the well wishers and charitable individuals.