Cancer Patients Aid Association, a Mumbai
based non-governmental organization, came into existence in 1969. The organization is committed towards helping the needy cancer patients from all over India.
It aims to create awareness on the dangers inherent in accepted social practices such as chewing of tobacco, early marriage and multiple pregnancies. Cancer Patients Aid Association intervenes in every area related to cancer, which includes prevention, early detection, counseling, medical, financial aid and rehabilitation.