AORTIC seeks to become the Continent's pre-eminent non-profit organisation working for cancer control. AORTIC will achieve this through the facilitation of research and training as well as the provision of relevant and accurate information on the prevention, early diagnosis, treatment, and palliation of cancer.


AORTIC’s aim is to support, integrate and facilitate evidence-based interventions and innovative programs towards the prevention and control of cancer in Africa.


AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer) was formed in 1983 by African cancer care workers, scientists and their friends, and is dedicated to the promotion of cancer control in Africa

“AORTIC’s objective is to build capacity for cancer advocacy, research and training in Africa.”

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