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The Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF), is a registered charity no. 525.  PASYKAF was founded in 1986 by cancer patients, their families and friends. The mission of the Association is to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and of their families and to promote public awareness regarding the prevention and early detection of cancer.

PASYKAF runs annual campaigns about cancer prevention and detection and provides patients and their families with the following main services:

  • Home Nursing and Palliative Care
  • 24hour Specialised Nursing and Palliative Care in Nicosia and Limassol
  • Psychosocial Support
  • Physiotherapy
  • Lymphoedema Clinics
  • Post Treatment Support Center ‘Afetiria’
  • Day Care Centers
  • Practical Assistance in matters of Social Welfare
  • Patient Transport
  • Enlightenment for prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Smoking Cessation Program

All Services and Programs are offered free of charge.

The Association is a member of International and European organizations such as: UICC (The Union for International Cancer Control), ECL (The European Cancer Leagues), ECPC (The European Cancer Patient Coalition), EAPC (The European Association for Palliative Care),  EONS (The European Oncology Nursing Society), BLS (The British Lymphology Society), ACPOPC (The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Oncology and Palliative Care), ECCA (The European Cervical Cancer Association), Europa Colon.

Contact Info:
Head Office:
: 2 Chalkanoros str., 2000 Strovolos, Nicosia P.O.Box 23868, 1687 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.: 77771986
Email: [email protected]

With the Support of:

  • Hellenic Melanoma Society
  • Cyprus Oncology Society
  • Cyprus Society of Dermatology
  • Medical School- University of Nicosia
  • Cyprus University of Technology
  • Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center
  • Cyprus Nuclear Medicine Society
  • Cyprus Ophthalmological Society
  • Pancyprian Association of Physiotherapists
  • The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics
  • Cyprus Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society
  • Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association