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Danish Cancer Society

Danish Cancer Society

The Danish Cancer Society has more than 400,000 members - and almost 45,000 volunteers doing what corresponds to around 870 full-time jobs. With around 690 full-time employees, the Danish Cancer Society therefor has more volunteers than employees.

The Danish Cancer Society is a democratic membership organisation, whose course is charted by the volunteers and members. The volunteers represent the highest authority of the Danish Cancer Society. They elect the president, set the rules and regulations of the society and identify our main focus areas.

Our vision:

  • A life without cancer

Our mission:

  • Increasing cancer survival rates
  • Reducing the number of cancer cases
  • Improving life with cancer

Main purpose

  • Research
  • Prevention
  • Patient support



Eurocare has 52 member organisations in 21 European countries.

Our Member organisations are involved in research and advocacy, as well as in the provision of counselling services and residential support for problem drinkers, the provision of workplace and school-based programmes and the provision of information to the public.

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