Cancer Education and Research Institute® (canceredinstitute.org), is an award-winning, independent, Boston-based, 501(c)(3) global non-profit organization.
Its mission is to 1) make cancer and cancer research understandable for everyone; 2) bridge the gap between cancer professionals and cancer patients; 3) provide cancer research scholarships for promising high school students worldwide, career guidance, and mentorship; and 4) conduct in-house innovative cancer research and directly translate it to the public. Cancer Education and Research Institute® is the United Nations, UNIATF Award 2019 recipient.
Cancer Education and Research Institute® acts as a hub to integrate all non-treatment aspects of the challenge that is cancer. It connects all the key constituents in the cancer community – patients, medical professionals, research institutions, academia, and pharmaceutical companies through its uniquely designed programs. It provides:
1) personalized patient-directed services (CERI Personalized Patient Program™),
2) public cancer education for prevention and control (CERI Cancer Education Program),
3) youth programs, career guidance, and research scholarships (CERI Youth Program™), and 4) will soon expand to operate its own cancer research laboratory (CERI Cancer Research Program) in Boston.