Cancer Care Association- Sri Lanka

"Whoever would tend to me, should tend to the sick."- Lord Buddha

Thāla Suwathā (තාල සුවතා) in aid of Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka, by Ravibandu-Samanthi Dance Academy

“Thāla Suwathā (තාල සුවතා)”, the Annual Event of the Cancer Care Association Sri lanka will be held at the at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, on Saturday, the 26th September at 6.30p.m.

The event consists of rare and traditional dancing, drumming and performing arts items by the renowned Ravibandu Samanthi Dance Academy.

The funds collected will be fully utilized for the welfare of the cancer patients through many projects in the form of donation of drugs, donation of breast prosthesis, Hospice & and Home Based Palliative Care and the spiritual development of cancer patients.

We cordially invite all who are in search of merits to join hands with us for this noble cause, to feel the beat of drums and the rhythmic vibes to heal countless hearts !!!

Tickets Available at – Sarasavi Bookshop, Nugegoda.
Sadeepa Bookshop, Borella.
Paradise Restaurant, Thimbirigasyaya.
(near Buddhist Cultural Center)
Please Contact – 071 472 1588, 077 267 87160, 0778763782 for more information.


TV media sponsor - Thala Suwatha 2015
TV media sponsor – Thala Suwatha 2015
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World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBRA) Melbourne, Australia – October 22-24, 2015

About the Congress

CoBRA is a comprehensive congress dealing with controversial issues in aspects of breast cancer care, with presentations, debates and discussions.


Discuss controversial issues in a critical manner; to be the leading forum for opinion leaders, clinicians and industry; reach the best clinical recommendations for therapeutic dilemmas.

The Program

Controversial topics and debates; cohesive and integrative sessions; reaching consensus where possible; internationally prominent speakers and opinion leaders.

Please visit the below link for more information.


Annual General Meeting 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the Cancer Care Association Sri lanka will be held on 13th June 2015 at the Buddhist Cultural Center – Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi Mandiraya, Colombo 03 , from 9.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m.

Appointing of new office bearers, reviewing the progress for the past year and formulating new plans for the upcoming year will be done at the event

All members of the organization are cordially invited to participate and actively contribute to the journey of our organization, in our quest to make the lives of the Sri Lankan cancer patients, happy and pain free.


Year 2014 @ Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka

Cancer Care Association

A summery of a another successful and eventful year, where we at CCASL, was able to work our hearts out for the betterment of the underprivileged cancer patients in Sri Lanka.

I take this opportunity to thank all our well wishers and Volunteers, the two strongest pillars behind this success.

Hasitha Premathilake,


Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka.

“Maname” Stage Drama – In aid of Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka.


The Cancer Care Association Sri lanka (CCASL) will be presenting ‘Maname’ a Sinhala stage drama on December 12th 2014 at 3.00pm and 6.30p.m. at the Bishops College Auditorium, as its annual fund raising event.

The funds raised from this event will go directly for the enrichment of the lives of people affected by cancer, via our many projects such as the Chemotherapy Drug Project, Cancer Care Hospice Project, Breast Prosthesis Project and Home Based Palliative Care Project.

Hence we cordially invite all in search of merits to participate in this event and help us to make the lives of the Sri Lankan cancer patients, happy and pain free.

Silver Sponsor : Pro Health (Pvt) Limited



Media Sponsor : Siyatha TV


For Tickets, please contact;
Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse – Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka – 0773409787 (President – CCASL)
Mr. Hasitha Premathilake – 0772687160 (Secretary – CCASL)
Mr. Indika Laal – 0756535886 (Treasurer – CCASL)
Casa Serena Art Gallery (No.122, Havelock Road, Colombo 05) – 011 2 587440, 011 4 366203

Tickets will also be available at Sadeepa Bookshop Borella, Sarasavi Bookshop Nugegoda, Mitsala Textiles Maharagama and Bishops College auditorium gate on the 12th.

Please follow the below link for further details on national newspapers…

Please contact us for any queries:

Theruwan Saranai !!!

Hasitha Premathilake,
Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka (CCASL).

Bodhi Pooja at Paragoda Temple, Gall.

Bodhi Pooja at the Paragoda Temple, Galle @4p.m today. Organized by Cancer Care Association, Karapitiya Branch, for the spiritual well being of the patients at the Karapitiya Cancer Unit.

All in search of Merits are welcome.

Hasitha Premathilake,

“The Big Picture” by tiny hands …

An exhibition of paintings done by cancer kids (@ Maharagama National Cancer Hospital) with the guidance of Shanika De Silva (a renowned artist residing in Texas), organized by Cancer Care Association Sri lanka in collaboration with Revive To Survive (Houstan, Texas), will be held at the Casa Serena art gallery @122, Havelock Rd, Colombo 05, from 5.30p.m on-wards.


We cordially invite you to take part ion this meritorious event on behalf of all cancer patients in Sri Lanka.


Hasitha Premathilake,



Gilaanopasthana @Keembhi Ela Monastry by CCASL

Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse – Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka in conjunction with its Karapitiya Branch visited the Keembhi Ela Monastry for ailing Buddhist monks and engaged in the highly meritorious act of “Gilaanopasthaana” (tending to he sick).

Here are some captions of this meritorious event.

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Cancer Care Walk – Pettah

Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse – Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka, conducted the most successful fund raiser of its 11 year history, raising Rs. 630,000/= within a single day, during the fund raising and awareness walk held in Pettah on 5th July 2014.

Our special thanks goes to Mr. Lal Pathirana, Mr. Malar Malan, Mr. K. Muthukumar, Mr. Shiva (Amro Sugars) and Mr. Jayarathnam of Pettah Trade Union and all members of the Pettah Hindu Youth Association, for organizing and driving this meritorious act on behalf of CCASL. May the blessings of the Triple Gem and the greatest merits be with them all.

The funds raised will be utilized to donate essential drugs like Neupogen and Xeloda for cancer patients and to full fill the patient needs at Cancer Care Hospice (built and maintained CCASL) in Kurundankulama, Anuradhapura.

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A Music Therapy Program for Cancer Patients

Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapaksa, organized a Music Therapy program (a very effective method of pain mitigation, used in modern palliative care) for in-house cancer patients at the Maharagama National Cancer Hospital in-order to uplift their mental well being through mental and physical relaxation.

This was followed by the donation of essential drugs for selected cancer patients.

Here are some captions of the event.

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