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Fact Sheet

Statistics at a Glance
Cancer Patient Resource Centres
  • Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern
  • Queen Mary Hospital
  • Princess Margaret Hospital
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Tuen Mun Hospital
  • United Christian Hospital
CancerLink Support Centres
  • CancerLink Support Centre, Wong Tai Sin
  • CancerLink Support Centre, Hong Kong Island
  • CancerLink Support Centre, Tin Shui Wai
  • CancerLink Jockey Club Support Centre, Kwai Chung
Cancer Patient Acupuncture Centre
CancerLink Hotline (Receives more than 10,000 calls a year)
Peer Support Groups (Friends of CancerLink)
  • Hong Kong Pioneers Mutual Support Association Ltd.
  • The New Voice Club of Hong Kong
  • Mutual Aid Assocation
  • Kin Lok Club
  • Rising Sun Association
  • Hong Kong Stoma Association
  • Cheong Hong Club
  • Sunflower Network
  • The Brightening Association
  • Yin Hong Club
  • Yin Chun Club
  • Orchid Support Group
  • Hong Kong Bone Marrow Transplant Patients' Association
  • Hong Kong Adult Blood Cancer Group
  • Calligraphy Club
  • Association of Relieve
  • Baughinia Club
  • CanSurvive (English speaking support group)
  • Prostate Peer Association
  • Tung Wah Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Tuen Mun Hospital Stoma Group
  • Hong Kong GIST Union

Who we are…
We are Hong Kong's largest charitable cancer-care organisation providing free information and professional support to anyone living with or affected by cancer.  Our comprehensive services also include public awareness programmes and funding towards research, screening initiatives and the improvement of cancer care facilities.

Our mission…

  • To make life easier for people living with or affected by cancer
  • To build a cancer-smart community
  • To minimize the incidence of cancer through awareness and prevention
  • To ensure no one faces cancer alone

Our vision… to minimize the impact of cancer
Statistics tell us that in Hong Kong one in four people will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime.  Our vision is to minimise the impact of cancer in our community by helping to improve patients' quality of life, raising public awareness, improving cancer facilities, and investing in cancer research.

Services provided…

  • Professional counselling and nursing guidance
  • Hotline
  • Home care
  • Rehabilitation programmes
  • Complimentary therapies
  • Information/Nutrition Workshops
  • Free loan of rehabilitation aids
  • Peer support groups
  • Cancer information booklets/library
  • Public education & awareness programmes
  • Funding of clinical trials, screening programmes
  • Funding of cancer treatment facilities/medical equipment
  • Refurbishment of oncology wards/treatment rooms

Funding…

  • Cancer Fund's services are free, sustained through fundraising activities and public donations.
  • Cancer Fund receives no money from the Government or Community Chest, relying solely on public generosity.

Website
www.cancer-fund.org