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Cancer Education and Research Institute

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer, Education, Health, Health Care

Mission: About Cancer Education and Research Institute®​ (CERI), formerly Cancer Research Simplified, is a non-profit organization, committed to providing information resources to cancer patients about their disease, the latest cancer research, and cancer institutes and hospitals worldwide that provide specialized cancer care and specific targeted therapy methods. In addition, we provide scholarships for high school students worldwide to perform research activities at renowned cancer research institutions around the world. Mission Statement Making cancer research understandable for everyone. Providing scholarships for young students worldwide to encourage careers in cancer research. Vision By providing cancer patients with information about their disease, up-to-date research, and specialized cancer treatment institutes, we can bridge the gap between cancer patients and cancer-treatment professionals and ease the burden on cancer patients by making it easy to find the best possible care. In addition, we seek to encourage the development of the next generation of cancer scientists by providing scholarships to high school students worldwide to participate in research at cancer research institutions, directing brilliant and passionate students to take on the challenge of eradicating cancer at an early stage. Cancer Education and Research Institute®​ (CERI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Results: Our educational programs are being followed by more than 2.6 million people around the globe from 192 countries and all 50 States in the United States. In recognition of CERI's outstanding contribution to non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and control worldwide, CERI received the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) Award 2019.

Target demographics: Cancer patients, the public, children, and youth

Direct beneficiaries per year: Cancer patients and the public in 192 countries around the globe and in all 50 states of the US, cancer patients from Europe, Western Asia, and the US.

Geographic areas served: Boston, Massachusetts, and worldwide

Programs: simplified, non-technical information about cancer and latest cancer research to cancer patients and the public worldwide in eight languages; by bridging the gap between cancer patients and cancer professionals, guiding cancer patients toward centers and hospitals specializing in their disease; by providing cancer research scholarships, mentorship, and career guidance for high school students worldwide, and by development of our innovative cancer research program in cancer immunotherapy.

Community Stories

77 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Connecting cancer patients with cancer scientists is a simple yet powerful idea. Promoting health and awareness in the community not only through educational videos but also through fitness-type events is an added bonus for the New England population.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Cancer Research Simplified, su an tedavisi en guc hastalik grubu olan kanser ve kanserden korunma yollari hakkinda tum dunya insanlarini en mukemmel sekilde bilgilendiren bir organizasyondur. Bu vakif insanlari sadece kanser ve kanser cesitleri hakkinda egitmiyor ayni zamanda hayati daha iyi ve kaliteli yasamaya yonlendirerek daha saglikli gelecek nesillerin olusmasi yolunda da buyuk cabalar sarfediyor. Belkide bu hastaligi yenmenin temelinde her ne olursa olsun hayata hep pozitif bakabilmek ve her anindan zevk alabilmek yatiyor. Bu anlamda vakfin kurucusu Dr. Aygun Sahin’in yuzunden hic eksik olmayan sicacik tebessumu ve icindeki muhtesem pozitif enerjisi ile tum kanser hastalari ve yakinlarina cok buyuk bir destek ve elbette degerli bir egitmen olduguna inaniyorum. Iyiki varsiniz…

1 Ismail S.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

CRS is a fantastic organization that is not only very helpful and willing but also very professional knowledgable and up to date. I really like the multinational approach also. Thanks for being there.

1 Len B.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Cancer Research Simplified™ is n nie winsgewende organisaie wat daarna streef om inligting en waardevolle opvoedkundige informasie te gee and pasiente wat gediagnoseer is met kanker, om meer ingelig te word oor hul spesifieke kanker en verskaf inligting van Instansies en hospitale wat kanker behandeling reg oor die werels aanbied. Die informasie is ook gerig op die publiek. Die organisasie bemagtig ook hoerskool studente met studie beurse. om navorsing aktiwiteite aan deel te neem.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Hemde nasil memnunum. insanliğin en büyük hastaliğinda neler yapilacağini nelere dikkat edileceğini en güzel şekilde anlatan, çok öz veriyle bu hastalik hakkinda bütün bilgileri veren bir bilgi hazinesine defalarca teşekkür ederim, başarilarinin devamini dilerim.