Emotional Support to Cancer Patients & Caregivers

The overall objective of this project is to provide emotional support to cancer patients and care givers.
Indian Cancer Society (ICS) has built a team of trained counselors, some of them are cancer survivors and care givers, and has partnered with Hospitals and Clinics in Bengaluru to create a network of locations where cancer patients and care-givers can get Emotional Support.

  • continue to provide emotional support to cancer patients and caregivers at ESI Rajajinagar, Vydehi, Manipal Hospital, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Columbia Asia and Shankara Cancer Hospital
  • initiate patient and caregiver support group sessions at the Indian Cancer Society office
  • increase the number of trained counselors from 60 to 75
  • conduct training workshops every three months.