Cancer support groups can be a valuable resource for cancer patients and their families to cope with their disease. They can present information, provide comfort, teach coping skills, help reduce anxiety, and provide a place for people to share common concerns and emotional support.
Living Beyond Cancer provides information to help women to learn more about breast cancer basics like sub types and treatment options, and get in-depth information about symptoms and side effects. You can find helpful pages on quality-of-life issues, planning for the future, and coping with breast cancer of any stage
The Pink Caravan aims to raise awareness around breast cancer early detection and screening methods, lobby for the creation of the first UAE National Cancer Registry, and raise sufficient funds to purchase and operate a state of the art mobile mammography unit.
The Pink Caravan ride takes place annually, focusing across all seven emirates of the UAE, including remote and outlying areas.
Over 150 experienced equine riders join forces each year, garnering support across different sectors, bringing together schools, universities, corporations, Pink Caravan ambassadors and royalty. The funds raised during this awareness campaign will ensure the availability of the latest technology and highest quality in the early screening and detection of breast cancer, making services accessible to every woman and man in the UAE.
Breast Cancer Arabia provides the three things that a woman will need if she is diagnosed with breast cancer: high-quality information about breast cancer and its treatment, a place to go and get treatment and lastly a support system – the online community.
The primary mission of the Breast Cancer Arabia Foundation is to pay for breast cancer treatment for those women who cannot afford it. It will also look to provide online training courses for doctors and nurses, in the region, who wish to become more specialized in the treatment and care of breast cancer.
Over the last decade FOCP has continuously delivers moral, financial and clinical support to over 700 patients and families who have been touch by cancer, along with promoting awareness about early detectable cancers.
Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FOCP) is a charitable, volunteer-based foundation operating as a specialized entity under the umbrella of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah.
FOCP was established during 1999 in accordance with the directives and under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed AI-Qasimi, President of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, and wife of the Ruler of Sharjah & Federal Supreme Council Member His Royal Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi.
The Emirates Oncology Society is dedicated to promoting and fostering the multidimensional care of cancer patients throughout the United Arab Emirates, by bringing together all of the practising cancer specialists across all disciplines.