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What is CAN SUR VIVE Trust Fund

CAN SUR VIVE Trust Fund, which was established in 2016 is registered at the Registrar General’s Department of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The Trust was established to fight against the increasing trend of cancers in Sri Lanka and to assist many people within the community who have been touched by cancer. As a social initiative with a vision to outreach the rural folk, the aspiration of the Trustees is to educate people on cancer prevention, early detection and to provide comprehensive patient & family support services to the cancer survivors within Sri Lanka.

CAN SUR VIVE Trust facilitates total cancer care for the underserved rural folk from low socio economic groups and psychological support for all patients who are devastated by the dreadful cancer diagnosis. We fulfill our mission tri directionally to achieve a 'cancer-death free' Sri Lanka.


Primary Care

Take awareness of cancer, its prevention and early detection to the remotest areas in Sri Lanka.
Promote clinical research on epidemiology, prevention, carcinogenesis and advancement of treatments for cancer.

Secondary Care

Fostering and assisting cancer patients to obtain efficient and affordable care, irrespective of their social status.
Provide psychological support for survivors and newly diagnosed patients.

Tertiary Care

Establish tertiary care centers to palliate the complications of advanced disease.
Eliminate disability and deformity of cancer by early detection through primary care workers within the country.

Primary Care

Conduct awareness of cancer and screening of high risk people through mobile camps in remotest areas within the entire country.
Support and advice the Government and other institutions which adopts anti-tobacco and anti-carcinogenic policies.

Secondary Care

Provide assistance to low income patients to obtain the ideal treatment to achieve total cure.
Create cancer support groups for survivors and newly diagnosed patients throughout the country.

Tertiary Care

Establish palliative care network throughout the country, emphasizing at the remotest areas.
Establishment of accommodation facilities, hospice around major cities for advanced cancer palliation.


Mr. Jerome Chanmugam | Chairman | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


JP,FCA(ICAEW),FCCA(UK),FCA(ICASL) (Chartered Accountant)

Dr. Naomal M. A. Perera | Secretary | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


MBBS, MS, FRCS (Consultant Oncological Surgeon)

Mr. Bede Johnpillai | Trustee | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


(Director / Ex Planter)

Dr. Wasantha Ratnayake | Trustee | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


MD (Consultant Oncologist)

Mr. Mahanama Dodampegama | Trustee | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


CIM(UK) (Certified Coach - Erickson Coaching International, Canada)

Dr. Nishani Fernando | Trustee | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


MD (Medical Officer)

Mr. Dimuthu Abeyesekera | Trustee | CAN SUR VIVE Trust


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