About Us

About Us


Striving towards a cancer free Africa.


To become an internationally recognised comprehensive cancer centre conducting and coordinating multidisciplinary cancer and cancer-related health research relevant to the African continent and providing a platform for scholarly growth and knowledge production in pursuit of high quality evidence-based cancer care.


  • To promote, co-ordinate and facilitate cancer and cancer-related research
  • To strengthen basic, clinical, epidemiological, translational, and interdisciplinary research
  • To assist in the development of learner-centric educational and training programmes related to cancer and public health
  • To enhance health systems and services for cancer prevention and control.