Cancer Care Association is organizing various activities to increase awareness about cancer.Awareness is aimed at prevention and reducing stigma and discrimination.
School programs are organized to increase awareness among school children.Cancer prevention with Breast and Cervical Cancer screening is the topic of interest for the girls schools.And for the boys schools it is the Anti-tobacco/Smoking prevention. Thousands of students participated already for these activities.Some of the schools- Anula vidyalaya-Nugegoda,Ananda College,Vidyakara girls school–Maharagama etc.
Also many activities done in the community.Events are organized by Head priests of Temples and various private organizations e.g Ceylon Electricity Board,Bank of Ceylon
Cancer Walks are organized time to time.Also many leaflets are distributed among public.
Mass media also used for increasing awareness,Dr. Samadhi is doing programs in the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Cooperation and various other TV channels about cancer.And many articles were published in various newspapers.
Cancer Care Organization publish the ‘Sarana’ magazine annually which is the first and only singhala magazine about cancer in Sri Lanka.
E-mail messages and web content also published time to time.