National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM)

The National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM), also known as Persatuan Kebangsaan Kanser Malaysia, is a registered, tax exempt charity body established in 1966 under the laws of the Malaysian Societies Act and Registrar of Societies Malaysia.

NCSM is the first not-for-profit cancer organisation in Malaysia that provides education, care and support services for people affected by cancer. It was founded by Dato’ Dr. S.K. Dharmalingam and officially launched by YAB Tun Abdul Razak in 1966. It is under the distinguished patronage of the Sultan of Perak. The Society is financed entirely by contributions and donations from the public.


To ensure that no Malaysian fears cancer by creating an understanding of cancer that leads to prevention and early detection by providing the best possible care and support for those affected by cancer


Living in a world without cancer


In line with our motto, “Giving Hope. Celebrating Life”, our objectives are to:

To minimise cancer in Malaysia by raising public awareness on the prevention, screening and early detection of cancer through education

To increase access to cancer services in Malaysia by providing affordable as well as advanced screening and diagnostic facilities

To empower individuals and those affected with cancer to maintain the highest possible quality of life.